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British man thrown into Thai jail for having a stain on his passport

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A British man spent a weekend in a Thai jail for spilling hand-wash on his passport according to UK press reports.

Gavin Topley spent six nights in prison after being denied entry into Vietnam for producing a passport with a stain on it. The 30 year

British man thrown into Thai jail for having a stain on his passport | News by Samui Times

old British backpacker from Bournemouth was attempting to leave the Kingdom of Thailand due to the expiration of his 30 day Thai visa and instead found himself in a 30ft by 20ft cell. The conditions of his incarceration were recorded by Gavin who took photos on his mobile phone. During his stay in a Thai jail he slept on the floor as all of the bunks were infested with bugs he said, the toilets stank and the bin was full and the inmates spit on floor he remarked.

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