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17 children rescued from Patong human-trafficking gang

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Patong Night Market in Phuket

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PHUKET: A series of raids by police have safely taken into protection 17 children held by a human-trafficking operation in Patong, which saw children who did not bring home enough money being beaten with a coat hanger.

Lt Gen Jaruwat Waisaya, an assistant to the national police chief, explained at a press conference at Phuket Provincial Police headquarters in Phuket Town yesterday (Feb 23) that the children were taken into protection after raids at four locations in Patong.

Full story: thephuketnews.com

By Eakkapop Thongtub
The Phuket News


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