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Cops hunt Songkhla traffickers

Locals charged in smuggling ring

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  • Writer: Wichayant Boonchote and Anucha Charoenpo
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Songkhla - Police have issued arrest warrants for two men who were allegedly involved in bringing 218 suspected Muslim Uighurs into Songkhla. 

The men were identified as Sulaiman Madadam, 58, and Yagop Heemhame, 46. Police are looking for the men, who are natives of Songkhla.

Police have charged the former with providing shelter to the migrants and the latter with bringing them to Thailand, Pol Maj Gen Thatchai  Pitaneelabutr, Songkhla Immigration Office chief, said on Wednesday.

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