Thai Police arrest two men for trafficking women into Brunei


BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN):Thailand Police’s Anti-Trafficking in Persons Division (ATPD)on Wednesday (Jan 13) arrested two men from the North of Thailand for allegedly luring Thai women into forced prostitution in Brunei Darussalam.

It was reported by The Bangkok Post on Wednesday that they were offered jobs as masseuses with monthly salaries of up to BND8,700 (US$6,500)

The report cited a quote from ATPD commander Pol Major General Siam Boonsom, who said Rachen Sooksorn, 49, was arrested in tambon Wiang Nuea of Wiang Chai district in Chiang Rai and Somchai Sukson, 55, was apprehended in tambon Klang Wiang of Wiang Sa district in Nan province. - Borneo Bulletin/Asia News Network

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