PHOTO: Siam Rath/Immigration Bureau / Phuket Immigration
A male Russian ‘mafia’ identity has been arrested in Chalong, wanted over a number of alleged offenses in his home country.
Lt Gen Surachate Hakparn says, “Officers have arrested a Russian man named Igor Tretiakov (spelt as ‘Ior’ on the Immigration poster), at an apartment in Chalong last Friday.”
“We were notified from the Russian Embassy about the man wanted over a number of ‘mafia’ style offenses in Russian. He was living in Thailand using a tourist visa.”
“He has threatened and extorted many people in Russian and then fled to Thailand. His visa will be revoked and he will be deported back to Russia to face charges.”
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