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Eight Chinese nationals arrested in Bangkok for illegal begging are likely connected to a human trafficking network.

Eight Chinese nationals arrested in Bangkok for illegal begging are likely connected to a human trafficking network.

All detainees had partial or complete limb absence and burns on their bodies. To evoke sympathy from passersby, most beggars wore clothing resembling Thai student uniforms.

During the investigation, it was revealed that the beggars earned approximately 1.8 million baht per month, and some entered the country illegally.

Eight Chinese nationals arrested in Bangkok for illegal begging are likely connected to a human trafficking network.

The detainees denied involvement with human traffickers, claiming voluntary participation in begging.

Bangkok police urged the public to report any instances of foreign beggars by calling the hotline at 1300.

Eight Chinese nationals arrested in Bangkok for illegal begging are likely connected to a human trafficking network.

The police emphasized that foreign nationals begging on Thailand's streets would be promptly deported from the country.

Eight Chinese nationals arrested in Bangkok for illegal begging are likely connected to a human trafficking network.

Individuals involved in the illegal begging business may face detention for up to three years and/or a fine of 30,000 baht. For the exploitation of disabled or mentally ill individuals, imprisonment for up to five years and/or a fine of 50,000 baht is prescribed.

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