Thai authorities arrest 35 Laos, 39 Cambodian illegal migrant labourers

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BANGKOK, May 7 – Thirty-five Laotian workers and a Thai national were arrested in Nakhon Nayok Monday while the workers hid in two pickup trucks trying to return to their home country, and 39 Cambodian workers were intercepted at Aranyaprathet while trying to enter Thailand under false pretenses.

In Nakhon Nayok, Uthai Saengchompou was apprehended with 15 Lao men and 20 Lao women — including four under 18 years old, according to the Thai Police Department’s Anti-Human Trafficking Division (AHTD).

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