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Shigeta asks to take babies back to Japan

HSS wants 'no blood ties' surrogacy ban

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Japanese businessman Mitsutoki Shigeta's Thai lawyer has contacted Lat Phrao police asking for permission to take all the babies he is thought to have fathered using surrogate mothers back to Japan. 

Screen grab from Australian TV shows a couple who succeeded in returning to Perth from Bangkok with their twins who were born to a Thai surrogate mother.

Investigation team head Pol Col Pakphum Poolsirisopha said Tuesday that Mr Shigeta had assigned his lawyer, Kong Suriyamonthon, to provide documentation to Thai police saying why he wanted to have so many babies via surrogates and bring them to Japan.

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