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Koh Samui tourists rounded up on year long overstay

Tanutam Thawan

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PHOTO: Naewna.com

Immigration and tourist police in Koh Samui have arrested a Turkmenistan couple on overstay. They had overstayed their visas by 366 days

They were acting on the orders of the Koh Samui immigration chief Pol Col Supharik Phankoson.

Naewna.com has named the couple as 30 year old Mekan Nazarov and 28 year old Alina Loginova. Police headed to a house in Soi Bot Russia, Moo 3, Maret, Koh Samui where the couple were staying. The couple are now in detention at the Bophut police station awaiting processing and deportation.

SOURCE: Naewna.com

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Local Thai journalist speaking fluent Thai and English. Tanutam studied in Khon Kaen before attending Bangkok’s Chulalongkhorn University.

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