Samui Island, Surat Thani –
A34-year-old Swedish man was arrested on Samui Island in Surat Thani for 75 days of overstaying his legal visa conditions.
Surat Thani Immigration officers told the Phuket Express that recently they have arrested MR.CHRISTOPHER TONY SETFORS, 34, a Swedish national. He was arrested on the Chaweng Beach Road in front of a department store.
He is now at 75 days of overstaying his visa according to police. He was taken to the Bophut Police Station to face overstaying charges and is waiting to be deported.
The arrest followed Surat Thani Immigration officers patrolling to crack down on overstaying foreigners. This can include random passport checks which are legal in Thailand.
The original version of this article appeared on our sister website, The Phuket Express, owned by our parent company TPN media.
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