Thai police net over 500 law-breaking foreigners

Bangkok – Thai police rounded up more than 500 foreigners, most of whom entered the country illegally, immigration police bureau said on Friday.

The 522 people were arrested at 220 different locations around Thailand, according to Itthipol Itthisarnronnachai, deputy chief of Immigration Police Bureau.

Altogether 287 foreigners, mostly from Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia, were charged with entering Thailand illegally. Some 15 people were accused of overstaying.

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