Traveler Authorities Bureau deputy chief Pol Maj Gen Surachate Hakparn, centre, leads a group of cops and officers from other firms in a raid on a home entertainment place in Bangkok in the early hours of Thursday. (Image drawn from @ 1155TPB Traveler Authorities Bureau Facebook page)

Thirty-six foreign nationals and one Thai were apprehended throughout Traveler Police-led raids on 104 areas throughout the nation in the early hours of Thursday.

Groups of cops and officers from numerous other firms browsed pre-selected locations in Bangkok and popular traveler areas like Phuket, Pattaya in Chon Buri, Hat Yai in Songkhla and Chiang Mai.

They targeted individuals at 12 worldwide schools, 9 language schools, 27 secondary schools, and 56 other locations.

Traveler Authorities Bureau deputy chief Pol Maj Gen Surachate Hakparn stated 36 immigrants and one Thai nationwide were apprehended.

6 of the suspects (from Switzerland, Russia, Senegal, India, Vietnam and Cote d’Ivoire) were charged with overstaying their visas, 27 (one from Algeria, 6 from India, 7 from Myanmar, 9 from Laos and 4 from Cambodia), were charged with prohibited entry, and the 4 others (2 from Myanmar and one each from India and Thailand) were charged with other offenses, according to the Traveler Authorities Bureau’s Facebook page.

Pol Maj Gen Surachate stated the raids were the 11th stage of operation X-Ray Hooligan Immigrant, which was planned to purge foreign crooks who got in the nation to devote criminal activity.

There were at present numerous advanced techniques for immigrants to go into the nation to prevent arrest overseas. These consisted of getting wed to a Thai, and getting a trainee visa to go to worldwide schools.

The traveler cops deputy chief stated the migration law would be imposed versus unfavorable immigrants. Their visas would be withdrawed and they would be placed on an authorities blacklist prior to being deported back to their house nation.

X-Ray Hooligan Immigrant includes the Narcotics Suppression Bureau, the Central Examination Bureau, the Migration Bureau, the Traveler Authorities Bureau, the Patrol and Unique Operation Department and regional cops.

To date, 1,161 foreign suspects have actually been detained at 3,474 areas throughout the nation.

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