Chonburi immigration joined forces with the Pattaya tourist police and raided hotels, rental properties, guest houses and apartments yesterday looking for illegal foreigners and people who had overstayed their visas.
The continuing action is under the auspices of Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan’s “Operation X-Ray Foreigner” crackdown, reported Pattaya News.
The sweep resulted in the arrest of five Burmese and one Indian who had entered Thailand illegally.
One Russian and two Indians were found to have overstayed their visas.
Two Indians were working illegally.
No one was named and the extent of the overstay was not mention in the report on Facebook.
Six of those arrested appeared in a line-up at the police station