Police on Tuesday arrested 18 people suspected of being members of loan shark gangs in separate raids in Bangkok and the northern province of Phrae.
In Bangkok, city police detained 10 people following raids on two houses in Bang Kapi district. Police said they had been given information that the properties were being used by members of a loan shark gang operating in the Ramkhamhaeng and Lat Phrao areas.
All of the suspects were men aged 21 to 32. Police also seized 300 loan agreement contracts, a log of clients’ repayments, four mobile phones and eight motorcycles, they said.
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