Three held for alleged abduction and rape

Three held for alleged abduction and rape

Three men suspected of abducting and raping Cambodian migrant workers were questioned by authorities in Thailand’s Sa Kaeo province on Friday, according to police. The three, who were arrested on Thursday, allegedly abducted the six Cambodian women, four of whom are thought to have been raped by the gang, according to Neth Serey, Cambodia’s consul general in the province. He identified the three suspects as Pern Khamngoen, 31, Thanatkorn Deemee, 31, and Uthai Nongpha, 33. One girl was 15.


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