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Aunt disputes 'rescued' girl's story of forced prostitution

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A 17-year-old girl who was helped to leave South Korea after contacting a policeman on Facebook and complaining of forced prostitution will be brought in for further questioning after her aunt gave a different account of events, Pol Maj Gen Pol Maj Gen Chawalit Sawaengphuet said on Friday. 

Pol Maj Gen Chawalit, commander of the Anti-Human Trafficking Division, announced this at a press conference after the girl's aunt, Phiangjai Kim, 37, was taken into police custody on her arrival at Suvarnanabhumi airport on Thursday night from South Korea.

Mrs Phiangjai flew to Thailand on learning that a warrant had been issued for her arrest.

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