Police arrested the driver, Suriyon Meewirat, 36, and charged him with smuggling undocumented immigrants into the kingdom.
Police at a road checkpoint in Chachoengsao’s Mahasarakham district spotted the truck with a black canvas covering its back.
When they waved the truck stop, it sped off toward Mueang district. When police in the Mueang district stopped the truck at a roadblock they found 21 Cambodian men, nine women and five children. None of them carried immigration documents.
Suriyon said he was paid Bt1,000 to deliver the Cambodians to Bangkok.
Published : May 26, 2017
By : The Nation