Duped Thai workers freed in Phnom Penh

Cambodian police on Thursday rescued 99 Thai workers conned and forced into working illegally in Phnom Penh where they were held in a building by a Chinese gang.

The rescue operation was part of a joint effort carried out by Cambodian authorities, Thai police and Royal Thai Embassy officials.

At the beginning of the operation, officials surrounded the building which was being guarded by almost 50 Chinese. Officials were able to capture almost 40 of them and rescue all the Thais from the building at 5pm.

In full: https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/general/2217827/duped-thai-workers-freed-in-phnom-penh

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