Two Foreigners Arrested in Pattaya for Long Overstays

A woman from Turkmenistan has been arrested in Pattaya for overstaying her Thai visa by 2,675 days.

It’s understood the woman was detained by Chonburi Immigration and the Tourist Police on Friday. She was stopped outside a hotel in what was a random passport check in the area.

On the same day, a Russian man who was randomly stopped and checked in the Pratumnak area, was found to have overstayed by 683 days.

The Pattaya News reports that the law in Thailand states foreigners must carry a copy of their passport and entry stamp at all times.