Myanmar migrants arrested for illegally crossing into Thailand

Forty-two job seekers from Myanmar had been detained after crossing the border illegally into Sangkhla Buri district late Wednesday night time, in accordance with Thai authorities. The group was found following an alert in a forested space close to Song Kalia village, in Tambon Nong Lu. However, the people had fled the scene by the time officers arrived.
Subsequently, the informant advised that the group had taken a automobile in path of a pier at Wat Wang Wiwekaram, positioned in Wang Ka village in Tambon Nong Lu. The officers later located the women and men congregating near Vajiralongkorn Dam, situated behind the pier. Upon noticing Exclusive , the group attempted to flee into a nearby forest, however all forty two individuals – 27 men and 15 girls – have been apprehended. Each person was recognized as a Myanmar nationwide lacking the suitable journey documentation.
Upon being questioned, the detainees revealed that they had travelled from various areas in Myanmar, corresponding to Mandalay, Bago, and Yangon. They entered Thailand through a pure crossing in Sangkhla Buri, with their supposed locations being Bangkok, Chon Buri, Phuket, Samut Prakan, Samut Sakhon, and Rayong for employment. Some even had job provides in Malaysia.
The Myanmar nationals admitted to authorities that they’d agreed to pay between 20,000 and 30,000 baht to job brokers once they arrived at their locations. As a precautionary measure, all were subjected to physique temperature checks as part of Covid-19 screening procedures, yielding normal outcomes. The detainees were then handed over to the Sangkhla Buri police station for additional authorized issues to be addressed..

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