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American, S Korean, and Indian citizen arrested

Police Lieutenant General Sompong Chingduang and other officers from the Immigration Police reported the arrest of 3 cases.

The first case is the arrest of a 26-year-old American citizen. The suspect has an arrest warrant out in his name back in the USA. He had committed child molestation on his own sister who was only 14 years old, the case took place in August of this year.

The suspect flew into Thailand on 30 August with a temporary visitor visa. He was arrested at a meditation center in Min Buri District, Bangkok. Officials believe him as a threat to society and are wanted by foreign officials.

The second case is the arrest of a 30-year-old South Korean citizen. Officials were notified from multiple hostel owners that there has been a man robbing hostels in Bangkok.

At the moment of the arrest, the suspect had evidence including a combination wrench and multiple foreign currency bills. The investigation discovered that he came into Thailand on 30 June 2016 and has overstayed his visa for 3 years and 26 days.

Officials believe that throughout the years living here the man has robbed at least 10 hostels. He was arrested while checking into a hostel at Jakkawat Area, Bangkok.

The third and last case is the arrest of an Indian citizen who committed sexual assault on a 26-year-old Thai woman while they were in a hostel in the Phayathai Area, Bangkok.

Officials found information through the Biometrics and Pibics systems that revealed the suspect lived and worked in Trang Province as a University Professor. This was his first arrest, he was sent to the Phayathai police station for prosecution.