Key Rohingya smuggling ring leader dies in Bangkok prison

 Key Rohingya smuggling ring leader dies in Bangkok prison

Thai Prisoner Police Truck with a bus license plate. Photo: Ian Fuller / flickr. CC BY-NC 2.0.




A former army officer who was serving a heavy jail term for his involvement in a major Rohingya trafficking ring died on Wednesday in a prison hospital in Bangkok, the Corrections Department said today.

It said Lt Gen Manas Kongpan died of heart failure after being admitted to the hospital. It said Manas, 65, passed out while exercising at Klong Prem Central prison in ChatuchakDistrict. Attempts to resuscitate him failed, it said.

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