30 Jul '11, 5am

71 freed in Thai trafficking raid, Singaporean charged

71 freed in Thai trafficking raid, Singaporean charged

Thau authorities freed 71 women and girls who had been lured into selling sex in massage parlours and karaoke bars, police said on Saturday, after a crackdown on human trafficking on the Malaysian border. -- PHOTO: ST FILE/SHIN MIN BANGKOK - THAI authorities freed 71 women and girls who had been lured into selling sex in massage parlours and karaoke bars, police said on Saturday, after a crackdown on human trafficking on the Malaysian border. A Singaporean man, a Malaysian man and a Thai woman were charged with human trafficking and illegally procuring sex, said Lieutenant Colonel Noppadon Petsut, deputy commander of police in Sadao district of Songkhla province, where the operation was carried out on Friday. Thirteen of those discovered were girls under the age of 18, Col Noppadon said. 'The operation followed complaints by the Laotian embassy in Bangkok,' he said, adding...

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channelnewsasia.com 30 Jul '11, 5am

BANGKOK: Thai authorities freed 71 women and girls who had been lured into selling sex in massage parlours and karaoke bar...

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straitstimes.com 02 Aug '11, 2am

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