Scores of Cambodian migrants, including children, were detained along with five suspected smugglers in Muang district yesterday.
They were discovered during a joint operation by police and soldiers from the Internal Security Operations Command. Those arrested were mostly migrants seeking to return to work in the kingdom amid the Covid-19 outbreak.
Pol Gen Natthorn Prosunthorn, director of the transnational crime suppression centre at the Royal Thai Police, yesterday told a press briefing five local traffickers were helping the 88 migrants cross illegally into the kingdom.
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