3 February 2013
Some of the arrested Burmese being held by police on Phuket last night Photo by phuketwan.com
By Sert Tongdee
Saturday, February 2, 2013
PHUKET: Crime Suppression Division police raided a Phuket construction site at 5.30pm yesterday and arrested 84 Burmese workers with no documents.
The arrests took place at the Phanason Grand View Bang Jo at Thalang, in central Phuket, where police also reported finding an unregistered – and therefore non-tax paying – backhoe.
The arrested workers were taken first to Thalang Police Station to be charged then to Immigration Headquarters in Phuket City.
They are likely to serve short sentences for working in Thailand illegally before being deported to Burma.
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