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A boat captain suspected of mistreating 6 Cambodian workers and depriving them of their wages has been arrested in Samut Sakhon, a central Thai province, following his nearly 5 years on the lam. The 59 year old captain identified only as Somwang was arrested at a shopping centre. Somwang faces charges of colluding in human trafficking by forcing labour, as per an arrest warrant issued by Nakhon Si Thammarat provincial court in 2016, and for breaching labour and customs laws as per 4 warrants issued by various provincial courts, says division commander Siam Boonsom. Tor, a Cambodian national whose last […]

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7 minutes ago, Transam said:

Let's hope he is put somewhere for a year with no contacts or pay......😠

Put him in a rowingboat for a year, not allowed to go ashore.



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You are all wrong. I bet he was arrested not because of whatever the accusations were. He was arrested because he didn’t bribe any government official with sufficient good old brown envelopes. Typical Thailand. 

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