Nigerian Nicked On 2,412 Day Overstay

Nigerian Nicked

A Nigerian man who had overstayed his visa by 2,412 was arrested by immigration police on Koh Phangan on Monday.

Thai media report immigration received a tip-off to 1178 hotline informing them that “Mr Samuel” had been staying in the country for over six years without a valid visa.

Surat Thani immigration were soon knocking on the Nigerian’s door in the Baan Nai Suan area of the island where it took minutes to confirm his visa status.

Samuel was arrested and charged which will see him in the dock before being deported and blacklisted.