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Officers detained for migrant smuggling

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The army has interrogated two officers suspected of invovling in the smuggling of Rohingya migrants into Thailand, a security source said on Tuesday. 

The source said a major and a lieutenant colonel were summoned by a panel for questioning on a possible link to a human trafficking operation. The two were based in Chumphon province and assigned to help the Internal Security Operations Command in the far South to work with provincial officials and civilians, said the source, who declined to identify the identity of the two.

The two have not been relieved from duty as the investigation was still ongoing, the source added.

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