Bangkok, Thailand: A man from China allegedly involved in illegal immigration of people from the countries to Bangkok has been taken into custody by Thailand police and revoked his visa, reported The Bangkok Post.
According to the reports, the Chairman of the Shaanxi Association in Thailand, Chinese Yu Xinqi, was taken in and questioned by the immigration officers of the Thai police on Friday for allegedly founding and conducting a shady business network in the nation.
In addition, such actions were taken after the Move Forward Party’s MP Rangsiman Rome unveiled the truth and exposed the Chinese Triad leader had been allegedly playing a role in
a shady business network in similarity with Chinese businessman Chaiyanat “Tuhao” Kornchayanant during a House debate on Wednesday. The suspect was identified as Yu, said The Bangkok Post.
Earlier, Member of Parliament, Rangsiman was informed by a former massage parlour businessman and politician, Chuvit Kamolvisit, regarding the founded Shaanxi Association by the suspect, located in the jurisdiction boundaries of the Kannayao police as a front for triad activity, reports confirmed.
Furthermore, Immigration Bureau (IB) Commissioner Police Lieutenant General Pakphumpipat Sajjanphan confirmed that Yu was captured under the Immigration Act after Thai police found his suspicious behaviour about establishing an unlicensed association or illegal one on Friday, which ended in revoking his visa.
In his remarks, IB Chief stated that Yu has been staying in the Kingdom for two years while having a retirement visa. He has also submitted a request under immigration criteria to extend his stay for another year in Chon Buri Province later. Moreover, such visa is issued to foreigners ranging between the age of 50 and above who wish to stay in Thailand.
In Thailand, such cases have been so common for quite a while now. In January, around 19 suspects were detained by the Thailand Police who were allegedly involved in an illicit business syndicate linked to Chinese Businessman Chaiyanant “Tuhao” Kornchayanant; as per the reports in The Bangkok Post,
In the end, the officials from the office of the Attorney General (OAG) have conveyed that the 19 people were captured in such an offence among suspects and listed in 37 arrest warrants issued by the Bangkok South Criminal Court.