Seven Burmese Illegal Immigrants Arrested

 | Wed 28 Oct 2015 04:19 ICT

CityNews – Police and immigration officers arrested seven illegal immigrants from Burma aged between 18 and 29 on October 27 after their documents were inspected at a checkpoint in Lamphun.

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The seven illegal immigrants (four males, three females) were found to have entered the Kingdom without permission.

They told officials that three Thais, 28-year-old Pattapong Ponarin, 49-year-old Prasit Kaewseekiaw and 25-year-old Siriporn Pimsri, helped them cross the borders.

The three Thais were also arrested and Siriporn was also charged with attempted bribery of a police officer.

The immigrants confessed that they had entered illegally to come and work in Thailand.