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Pakistani Christians held in visa crackdown


Immigration police on Wednesday rounded up 100 Christian Pakistani asylum seekers who have overstayed their visas or lack any visa.

Pakistani Christians held in visa crackdown

Acting Immigration Police chief Maj-General Surachate Hakpal ordered checks of Soi Charansanitwong 12 in Bangkok’s Bangkok Yai district.
Surachate told a press conference that 52 Pakistanis were arrested on charges of overstaying visas and five others for having entered the Kingdom without a visa.
The police said they had also arrested 43 Pakistani children.
He said all would be blacklisted and deported.

Published : October 10, 2018

By : The Nation