More than 22-million-baht in property was seized from suspects in relation to a major Patong child sexual exploitation case.
Our previous story:
Five Patong senior police have been transferred after an illegal bar on Bangla Road in Patong was raided uncovering six victims of child sexual exploitation who were rescued, being minors under the age of eighteen.
Now for the update:
‘Big Joke’, the Assistant Commissioner of Police Surachate Hakparn, told The Phuket Express that relevant officials seized property and money from suspects according to the Anti-money Laundering Act in ten provinces which are in Phuket, Chonburi, Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Prachinburi, Nakhon Sawan, Nakhon Ratchasima, Surin, and Ratchaburi.
Seized from them were 52 bank accounts which generated 100 million baht, two townhouses worth 7,000,000 baht, rooms in condominiums worth 5,000,000, four plots of land worth 10,000,0000 baht, four cars and motorbikes worth 500,000 baht and more.
In total, the assets seized are worth 22 million baht and will be used as part of a further investigation and evidence, according to Big Joke.