500+ Foreigners Arrested in New Nationwide Raids

Thanon Khao San in Bangkok

Khao San Road, a haven for foreign backpackers in Bangkok. Photo: yeowatzup.

BANGKOK — More than 500 foreigners were arrested in another nationwide raid, police said Friday.

A crackdown on illegal immigrants seemed to gain intensity as the latest arrests almost doubled last week’s record numbers. A total of 528 foreigners were rounded up yesterday from 307 locations countrywide including Bangkok’s Nana and Sampeng areas, according to deputy immigration chief Maj. Gen. Itthipol Itthisarnronchai.

Full story: khaosodenglish.com

By Jintamas Saksornchai
Khaosod English

Leave a Reply