A senior Thai army officer has turned himself in over his alleged involvement in a human trafficking scandal, marking the first arrest of a military official since the investigation started last month. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
Twenty-two people have been arrested in Thailand for profiting from human trafficking, police said Thursday, part of an ongoing crackdown that sparked a regional migrant crisis earlier this year.Of the 26, 12 had already been arrested, he told AFP.A further 16 arrests warrants have been issued solely for money laundering charges related to trafficking, of whom 10 had been detained, he added, bringing the total number of warrants issued since the current crackdown began to 145 .The current crackdown came after the reporting period of the State Department's latest "Trafficking in Persons" report ended and Prayut has expressed hopes his country will be upgraded next year.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE