Restaurateur Arrested for Hiring Illegal Workers

(1 November) “Rong Tiam” owner has been arrested for hiring migrant workers with invalid work
permits.

11 Women, reportedly from Vientiane and one from Luang Phrabang were found working  at the restaurant, which is located in Nong Bua Lamphu province. They were later taken to the police
station on charges for being alien immigrants without work permits after police raided the establishment.

Illegal
migrants could face charges of a maximum THB 20,000 fine and deportation to their homeland.

Mr.
Supit Datham, 23, who claimed to be the quardian of the women, was also charged of hiring alien
workers, which carries a fine of up to THB 10,000 – 100,000 per migrant.

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