Briton, Swede among 5 arrested on immigration charges


Five foreigners, including a Briton and a Swede, were arrested on immigration charges before being deported.

Stephen Dierden, 50, of the United Kingdom and Kan Tomjosaplainsan, 52, of Sweden, were taken into custody by Chonburi Immigration Police, along with two Cambodians and a Burmese.

All were charged with either illegal entry into Thailand or overstaying their visas. They were held at Banglamung Police Station before being processed for deportation.