Russian fugitive arrested in Pattaya


Chonburi Immigration Police arrested an alleged Russian mafia figure hiding out in Pattaya.

Nikolai Alexandrov, 44, was taken into custody March 31 following a request from the Russian embassy. Alexandrov is wanted on a Russian arrest warrant for organized crime and gambling charges.

Approached by officers, Alexandrov freely admitted he was the man officers were looking for.

Nikolai Alexandrov.Nikolai Alexandrov.