Eight men and women, including a police officer, were today (April 18) sentenced to heavy jailterms ranging from 8-50 years after they were found guilty by the Criminal Court of human trafficking and forced prostitution charges.
The eight defendants were accused of luring a 14-year-old Mae Hong Son girl from her parents and forcing her into prostitution and split the income from the sex trade among them. The alleged offences were committed between February 1-December 31, 2014.
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By Thai PBS