By THE NATION
Gunther Zadrazil, 61, had last filed for an extension of his retirement visa in 2014, and not contacted the immigration office after that. Retirement visas are granted for a period of 12 months and must be renewed annually.
“This operation is part of an urgent policy implemented by Immigration Police chief Pol Lt-General Sompong Chingduang to track down and deport overstaying foreigners to prevent them from using Thailand as a base for illegal operation during the Covid-19 shutdown,” said Pol Colonel Jaroenphong Khantilo, chief of Pathum Thani Immigration Police.
People who have information on overstaying foreigners are encouraged to call the 1178 immigration police hotline.