Arrest warrants were issued Monday for 23 people — including government workers, politicians, a former abbot and an ex-soldier — for allegedly molesting underage girls in Chiang Mai.
The 23 alleged paedophiles are wanted on charges of sexual abuse of a child under 15, regardless of whether the child is willing or not, said Pol Maj Gen Songtham Anlapart, deputy chief of Region 5 Provincial Police.
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