Almost 500 arrested in nationwide immigration crackdown

 Almost 500 arrested in nationwide immigration crackdown

Thai Border Patrol officer. Photo: Payakh.



More than 400 foreigners and 79 Thais, allegedly involved in immigration offences, were arrested on Thursday after raids across Thailand.

Immigration Police Bureau deputy chief Pol Maj-General Itthipol Itthisarnronnachai told a press conference in Bangkok on Friday that Thai authorities carried out simultaneous searches at 227 locations.

Full story: The Nation

By Kittipong Maneerit
The Nation



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