Sihanoukville (FN), Aug. 29 – On 28 August 2022, Sihanoukville police found 19 illegal Thai migrant workers, eight females, working at a company located in Village 6, Sangkat 4, Sihanoukville province.

Interior Ministry spokesperson Khieu Sopheak confirmed to Fresh News that the search was carried out at the request of the Embassy of Thailand in Cambodia to rescue the Thais who were detained to work in Sihanoukville.

Sopheak added that of the 19 Thais, 15 had arrest warrants from Thai courts for cyber raud. The other four, who were not involved in any crime in Thailand, volunteered to return home.

Sopheak continued, the 19 Thais entered Cambodia illegally through the Poipet corridor in Banteay Meanchey province.