Karaoke bars raided, teenagers rescued, in underage sex probe

Red-light zone at Soi Cowboy, Bangkok

Red-light zone at Soi Cowboy in Bangkok. Photo: Richard Hubatka. CC BY-SA 3.0.

Four simultaneous raids have been carried out on karaoke bars in Nakhon Ratchasima’s Phra Thong Kham and Dan Khun Thod districts following a Department of Provincial Administration investigation into alleged underage prostitution and human trafficking.

Two teams of officials, accompanied by an anti-child trafficking NGO group called Operation Underground Railroad, conducted the raids at 9.30pm on Thursday.

Full story: The Nation

By The Nation

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