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Acting Immigration police chief vows to get rid of 7,000 overstaying foreigners by end of month

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Sukhumvit Soi 11 in Bangkok

Sukhumvit Soi 11, a popular "soi" located at the beginning of Sukhumvit Road in Bangkok. Photo: Clay Gilliland.

Acting Immigration Police chief Pol Maj Gen Surachate Hakpal, who recently got the job because of his relentless crackdowns on foreigners living unlawfully in the Kingdom, vowed on Friday to get rid of 7,000 overstaying foreigners by the end of this month.

Surachate, better known as “Big Joke”, made the promise in a 2.30am press conference at the Montien Hotel ar park on Surawong Road in Bangkok’s Bang Rak district.

Full story: The Nation

By The Nation

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