Walking Street Immigration Raid: A South Korean and 17 other foreigners were arrested in an immigration sweep on Walking Street.
Immigration Bureau officers under “Operation X-Ray Foreigner” checked passports of 400 foreigners around 10:30 p.m. Oct. 17. None of those arrested were identified.
One was a South Korean arrested for working without a permit.
Two Indians who overstayed their visas two years and nine months and a Pakistani who overstayed 3.5 years were arrested, along with two Burmese who each overstayed 1.5 years.
Four Cambodians were apprehended for illegally entering Thailand and working without a permit.
They were sent to regional police stations for processing and deportation.