Traveler Cops Bureau deputy chief Pol Maj Gen Surachate Hakparn, centre, leads a group of authorities and officers from other companies in a raid on a home entertainment location in Bangkok in the early hours of Thursday.

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

Groups of authorities and officers from a number of other companies browsed pre-selected locations in Bangkok and popular traveler areas like Phuket, Pattaya, Hat Yai and Chiang Mai.

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

Traveler Cops Bureau deputy chief Pol Maj Gen Surachate Hakparn stated 36 foreign nationals 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 Cops Bureau’s Facebook page.

Pol Maj Gen Surachate stated the raids were the 11th stage of operation X-Ray Criminal Immigrant, which was meant to purge those who went into the nation to devote criminal activity.

He stated that there are a number of advanced approaches for immigrants to get in the nation to prevent arrest overseas. These consist of getting wed to a Thai and getting a trainee visa to go to a worldwide school.

The traveler authorities deputy chief stated the migration laws would be imposed versus unwanted 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 Criminal Immigrant includes the Narcotics Suppression Bureau, the Central Examination Bureau, the Migration Bureau, the Traveler Cops Bureau, the Patrol and Unique Operation Department and regional authorities.

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

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