Thailand bans Ugandan visa overstayer for 5 years

Immigration police arrested a woman from Uganda yesterday morning in Pathum Thani province for overstaying her visa by 90 days. She is banned from coming into Thailand for the next 5 years.
At 9 am yesterday, Superintendent of Pathum Thani Immigration Pol. Col. Charoenpong Khantilo reported the arrest of a international visa overstayer.
Pathum Thani Immigration Police arrested forty year old Mrs. A (pseudonym), of Ugandan nationality, under suspicion of “staying in the kingdom of Thailand with out permission.” Mrs A overstayed by 90 days.
Mrs A got here to Thailand to work as a language instructor but continued working within the kingdom regardless of her visa expiring, said police.
Police mentioned Mrs A’s identify has been placed on a blacklist and he or she is barred from coming into Thailand for the following 5 years, following orders set by the Minister of Interior.
Mrs A is considered one of several visa overstayers busted by Thai police of their nationwide crackdown on foreign criminals this month. The crackdown was ordered by the Deputy Police Chief and former Chief of Immigration Surachate “Big Joke” Hakparn.
Phuket Immigration recorded 138 violations in Phuket province alone during the first two weeks of December. Six foreigners within the province were arrested for overstaying their visas and 117 had been fined for not registering their lodging in accordance with the regulation.
A additional 19 individuals on the island had been also reprimanded for “misusing their visas.” While their keep in Thailand was authorized, they’d not been following the phrases and circumstances of their respective visas, mentioned police.
Simple isn’t unusual for foreigners to remain in Thailand on an schooling visa and then violate the rules by not attending classes.
Earlier this month, police arrested a Polish man in Koh Samui needed on an Interpol pink discover for assault and unlawful possession of firearms. He overstayed his scholar visa by 36 days.
His visa was initially legitimate till 2023 but was voided by immigration on November 3 after he stopped attending language lessons in Chiang Rai province..

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