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Immigration crackdown nets 2,200 in Isan

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Rural Royal Thai Police pick up truck in Na Wa, Nakhon Phanom province

Rural Royal Thai Police pick up truck in Na Wa, Nakhon Phanom province. Photo: Mattes.


KHON KAEN: Immigration police have arrested more than 2,200 foreign and Thai suspects for various offences as part of a crackdown in the Northeast during the past two weeks. Criminal gangs from Cameroon and Colombia are also under close watch, they say.

Teams of officers staged a series of raids that resulted in a total of 2,274 arrests between June 1 and June 14, Pol Maj Gen Natthawat Karndee, commander of Immigration Division 4, said at a briefing in Khon Kaen on Saturday.

Full story: Bangkok Post

CHAKRAPAN NATHANRI
BANGKOK POST


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