About 20 ringleaders arrested for helping hundreds of migrant workers attempt illegal crossings into Thailand

A border protection police battallion based in the Kamrieng district of Battambang province on October 16 arrested the organizer of a group of migrant workers who allegedly attempting illegal crossings into Thailand. Photo sourced from the battallion's Facebook page.

Despite ongoing pandemic restrictions, an increasing number of migrant workers are being caught attempting to cross illegally into Thailand.