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18 Chinese immigrants arrested in Chiang Rai for allegedly entering the country illegally

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Thai Border Patrol officer. Photo: Payakh.




Chiang Rai – 18 undocumented Chinese immigrants were arrested in Chiang Rai on August 2 after reportedly attempting to cross the Mekong River from Laos to enter the country illegally.

A team of investigating officers from the Chiang Saen Immigration Checkpoint was patrolling in the Mekong River area after receiving a tip-off that a group of unlawful aliens would be smuggled the from Ton Pheung District, in northwestern Laos, over the Thailand border via boat.

Full story: thepattayanews.com

By Adam Judd
The Pattaya News