Police and immigration officers inspected several nightclubs and gogos on Pattaya Walking Street in South Pattaya at 10pm on Friday, November 4th, checking that foreign tourists are carrying ID papers.
The inspection was led by Pol. Col. Thanawat
Poolsawat, chief of Chonburi Immigration Office, and Pol. Col. Kunlachart Kunlachai, police chief of the Pattaya police station. The patrol came after police found that many cases recently were linked to foreigners on overstay. The officers randomly
asked to look at tourists'IDs and passports to ensure that they were not overstaying. Police also stressed to tourists that it was important to carry an ID with a copy of a passport stamp at all times.
No tourists had been arrested for overstaying,
according to police.