More than 5000 Rohingya have sneaked into Thailand
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Dithaporn Sasasamit, spokesperson for the Internal Security Operations Command (Isoc), said Thursday that up to 5,899 Rohingya migrants had sneaked into Thailand on 48 occasions since last October.
The Thai authorities have arrested 1,752 Rohingya migrants, of whom 1,442 were men and 310 women and children, and are undergoing legal procedure as per the 1979 Immigration Act.
Read more: The Nation