Twenty Illegal Myanmar Workers Arrested in Phuket

Phuket –

Twenty illegal Myanmar workers were arrested at a construction site in Wichit.

The Phuket Provincial Police told the Phuket Express that on Friday (January 12th) they inspected a construction site in Wichit, Mueang Phuket after they were notified of illegal workers by a concerned citizen.

Twenty Myanmar workers were arrested. Of those, 13 are men and seven are women. They were taken to the Wichit Police Station to face charges of entering the country without permission.

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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.