On Thursday afternoon, the Chief of DSI Eastern Chapter Mr. Prawit Chai-bua-daeng gathered a group of police, in cooperation with Immigration Police and Local Police and officials from DSI to surround Pacific Apartment in Soi Yan Sabai, South Pattaya, as information was received that a wanted Iranian criminal called Mr. Majid Mohebbi has been hiding there and was actively operating a protection racket.
Mr. Majid was in the room with a Thai girlfriend. He refused on giving any information to the police or DSI Officials. DSI is the Department that works with special corruption, cases against misconduct of government officials and was established under the Justice Ministry so that people can send their complaints directly to DSI and request investigations of all types of problems unsolved by other government authorities.
Mr. Majid's VISA had expired which will be added to the penalties he has to face in Thailand before being sent back to Iran to face legal proceedings, where he has many arrest warrants outstanding.
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