Krabi Immigration officers headed to Koh Phi Phi yesterday to continue their crackdown on illegal foreigners – the activities in Ao Nang and Koh Phi Phi have so far netted a total of 113 cases of illegal entry, overstays, working illegally and some wanted on other charges.
Officers from Krabi Immigration Office have been conducting a crackdown on illegal foreigners in Ao Nang and Phi Phi Island during October.
The Krabi Immigration’s Chief Col Supparueak Pankomon says, “Phi Phi Island is one of Thailand’s main international tourist destinations. Many foreigners are visiting the island and check into hotels every year.”
“October is the start of the high season in Krabi. We expect that there will be a lot of tourist coming to Phi Phi Island. Last year more than one million tourists visited the Krabi province.”
“This month’s crackdown by the Krabi Immigration Office on illegal foreigners has netted 113 cases, including 28 cases for overstaying foreigners, 4 cases for illegal entry to the country, one case for drugs, three cases of wanted foreigners, 10 cases for illegal foreign workers and 67 cases for other cases.”