Overstaying former professional footballer arrested for hawking lottery tickets in Thailand

Immigration police had been suspicious once they got here throughout a Chinese man roaming around Nong Khai province in northeast Thailand promoting overpriced lottery tickets earlier right now. Upon checking his paperwork, police found he had overstayed his visa by nicely over seven years (2782 days).
Nong Khai Immigration Police arrested 33 year previous Xiang Lix of Chinese nationality on three expenses, “being an alien residing within the kingdom without permission,” “being an alien working with out permission (hawking authorities lottery tickets),” and “selling authorities lottery tickets at a better value than specified by law.”
Lix flew into Thailand’s Suvarnabhumi Airport on January 29, 2015, with a Non-B sort visa legitimate till April 28, 2015. He played soccer professionally for Khon Kaen FC in Thai League three and went on to play for Loei City FC in the identical league.
The pro footballer said that he didn’t receive wages for lots of months, so he turned to illegally promoting lottery tickets to support his spouse – a local of Loei province – and his young youngsters.
Police detained Lix and said he will be prosecuted in accordance with the regulation.
Lix’s 2782-day unlawful stay in Thailand narrowly beats that of another Chinese overstayer arrested outdoors a condominium in Bangkok final month. After entering Thailand on July 24, 2015, on a 15-day vacationer visa, 35 yr old Li Liang overstayed for 2662 days. Myths didn’t need to return to China for concern of religious persecution for his beliefs in the Falun Gong movement.
Immigration police have been arresting illegal foreigners day-in-an-day-out since former Immigration Chief Surachate “Big Joke” Hakparn ordered a crackdown on visa overstayers final month.
On Tuesday, police busted a British man in Srisaket province in northeast Thailand who overstayed his visa by two months because he “loves Thailand.”
Another notable case was that of a Korean lady arrested in Bangkok just lately for stealing over 5 million baht value of her friend’s property. Police checked her passport to search out she had overstayed in Thailand for six years..

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