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Phuket-bound Russian, Kazakhstan couple blacklisted for false lost passports claim to avoid overstay

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Baggage Claim signs at Suvarnabhumi Airport

Immigration and Baggage Claim signs at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. Photo: Twang Dunga / flickr. CC BY 2.0.

PHUKET: A Russian man and his Kazakhstani wife heading for Phuket have been arrested at Suvarnabhumi airport for falsely reporting that they had forgotten their passports in an attempt to avoid being caught for overstaying.

Russian national Evgenil Turan, 33, and his wife Kamilya Khairullina, 27, of Kazakhstan, were arrested on Tuesday (July 23), Pol Maj Gen Vorapong Thongpaiboon, chief of the Tourist Police Bureau (TPB) Division 1, told a media briefing yesterday (July 25).

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By The Phuket News

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