Two arrested for human trafficking in karaoke bar raid in northeast Thailand

Two individuals had been arrested and charged with human trafficking following a raid on a karaoke bar in Warin Chamrap district of the northeast Ubon Ratchathani province last night.
A police group from the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Division (ATPD) apprehended the sixty three year old proprietor of the karaoke bar on Pathumtheppakdi Road, named Somporn. They additionally arrested the bar manager, forty five year outdated Usanee. Both their surnames have been withheld.
Employees providing sexual services to patrons have been required to pay 500 baht to the establishment for each transaction, according to Sarut.
Somporn and Usanee faced costs of collusion in human trafficking for procuring women beneath 18 years outdated into prostitution and associated offences, Bangkok Post reported. Both individuals confessed to the charges and have been brought to ATPD sub-division 3 for legal action, said Sarut Khwaengsopha.
This news comes only a week after one other venue in Thailand was busted for intercourse trafficking.
Last week, police swooped on a massage parlour within the northern province of Tak after a tip-off on underage intercourse trafficking. The proprietor of the parlour was arrested and two teenage Burmese ladies have been rescued.
The Anti Trafficking In Persons Division Police (ATPD) acquired a tip-off that a Thai girl was working an underage sex trafficking racket behind her therapeutic massage business. To verify the information, an undercover police officer posed as a buyer as he visited the massage parlour, positioned on the Mae Sot-Umphang Road in the Mae Sot district of Tak.
Elements supplied sexual companies to the officer, explaining that two Burmese girls, aged sixteen and 17, had been obtainable for 1,500 baht each. The two Burmese ladies are thought of the victims and are actually beneath the care of the Department of Children and Youth. The suspect confessed to the crime, admitting that she gave the women 1,000 baht and saved 500 baht for herself..

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