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09 June 2014 :: 01:06:12 am 88654

Burmese Human Trafficking Gang Caught

The police have caught a Burmese human-trafficking gang after they had promised them work in a bakery, but once in Thailand they were forced to work as fishermen .
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BANGKOK – June 7, 2014 [Pattaya Daily News]; Pol.Maj.Gen.Kittisak Durongkhawiboon- commander of office of anti-trafficking in persons committee-, Pol.Col.Panya Pinsuk-deputy commander of office of anti-trafficking in persons committee-, Pol.Col.Chitpop Tomuean-superintendent of office of anti-trafficking in persons committee- had made a statement about the arrest of a Burmese gang which consisted of Mr.Ongya aged30, Mr.Than Gwai Het At Jo (Jo) aged 44, Mr.Oong Niang (Chai) aged 29, Mr.Min Muang Khin At Arkin (Kane) aged 46 and Mrs.Ma Chan (Dor Chan) aged 45. They were all arrested in a rent room in Samaedam, Bang Khuntien.

 

Pol.Maj.Gen.Kittisak revealed that the We-Burman’s Association of Thailand had brought Mr.Plad from Myanmar to notify the police that he and 2 friends (Mr.Hui Oong aged 20 and Mr.Takului aged 19) had been fooled by Mr.Oongya and his gang. Mr.Oongya promised them work in bakery plant but they forced Mr.Hui Oong and Mr.Takului to work as sailors on fishing boats while they had detained Mr.Plai . Fortunately Mr.Plai escaped and contacted his kin and who notified the association so that they can help his friends. However the officers arrested Mr.Oongya and all of his gang and rescued Mr.Hui Oong and Mr.Takului.

 

Upon questioning the suspects they confessed that they had always fooled Burmese who wanted to illegally immigrate to Thailand because it was easy. They would receive 10,000 baht per person. Initially the police prosecuted them in act of human trafficking and forcing others to work without willing, kidnapping others, fooling others and detaining others.

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