28 Feb '11, 2pm

15 Vietnamese women involved in an illegal surrogacy service in Bangkok will be sent home along with 2 mothers' babies.

15 Vietnamese women involved in an illegal surrogacy service in Bangkok will be sent home along with 2 mothers' babies.

The women - seven of whom are pregnant - were discovered after a raid last week on two houses in a suburb of Bangkok, where an illegal ring was providing babies for couples overseas, the authorities said. -- ST PHOTO: MUGILAN RAJASEGERAN BANGKOK - FIFTEEN Vietnamese women involved in an illegal surrogacy service in Bangkok will be sent back to their home country along with two mothers' newborn babies, Thai police said on Monday. The women - seven of whom are pregnant - were discovered after a raid last week on two houses in a suburb of Bangkok, where an illegal ring was providing babies for couples overseas, the authorities said. 'The victims will be questioned this week and sent back to Vietnam,' said Police Colonel Chalermpol Jintarat of Thailand's immigration department. 'They will not be charged because they are victims of human trafficking. We will clear up their over...

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