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Thai police conducted mass arrests of foreigners for illegal stay in the Kingdom and other crimes on the morning of 25 January. This reports the Bangkok Post.
In total, law enforcement officials have arrested 503 people, including four Russians. Two of them were arrested for violation of visa regime, and two more for other offences.
In addition, among those arrested were 121 Thais, 94 citizen of Laos, 86 Burmese, Americans, Indians, Koreans, Chinese, Australians and British.
According to major General Itthiphon Thisarena, police raids were carried out in 217 order to rid the country of foreigners who do not respect the laws of Thailand.
In February 2018, the Thai police detained a Russian traveler, when she tried to bleach the corals. 20-year-old Lily Karmanovo complained to police her neighbor who saw the girl puts the corals in the solvent. She was threatened with a fine or imprisonment of up to one year.
Video, photo All from Russia.