Thai Police arrest two men for trafficking women into Brunei

Thailand Police’s Anti-Trafficking in Persons Division (ATPD) yesterday arrested two men from the North of Thailand for allegedly luring Thai women into forced prostitution in Brunei Darussalam by offering them jobs as masseuses with monthly salaries of up to BND8,700, The Bangkok Post reported yesterday.

The report cited a quote from ATPD commander Pol Major General Siam Boonsom, who said Rachen Sooksorn, 49, was arrested in tambon Wiang Nuea of Wiang Chai district in Chiang Rai and Somchai Sukson, 55, was apprehended in tambon Klang Wiang of Wiang Sa district in Nan province.

More details on Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin