Captain arrested in Samut Sakhon for allegedly not paying employees

A boat captain suspected of mistreating 6 Cambodian staff and depriving them of their wages has been arrested in Samut Sakhon, a central Thai province, following his nearly 5 years on the lam.
The fifty nine year previous captain recognized only as Somwang was arrested at a purchasing centre. Somwang faces expenses of colluding in human trafficking by forcing labour, as per an arrest warrant issued by Nakhon Si Thammarat provincial courtroom in 2016, and for breaching labour and customs laws as per four warrants issued by numerous provincial courts, says division commander Siam Boonsom.
Tor, a Cambodian nationwide whose final name was not supplied, told officers that Somwang and another man, Charnchai, who owned an offshore oil vessel, advised Tor they would pay him and 5 others 9,000 baht a month to work on the vessel. The 6 males took the supply, however after working for a month, they have been still not, allegedly, paid. At this level, Charnchai mentioned they would have to work on the ship for a year earlier than he would pay them.
The males say they have been unable to contact anyone whereas they labored on the ship; additionally, that they weren’t allowed to go ashore. After working the complete yr, the men had been allowed to go ashore. They say they had been still not paid. The employees then petitioned various agencies and filed a complaint with Khanom district police in Nakhon Si Thammarat. Investigators took over from there and got approval from the Nakhon Si Thammarat court to problem warrants for Somwang and Charnchai.
The captain took off for a unique province following the arrest warrants being issued, however was recently apprehended in Samut Sakhon, says Siam. Charnchai was arrested previous to Somwang’s arrest and sentenced to jail; what quantity of years or months he was sentenced to has not been stated. Somwang has denied all costs. ติดตั้งโซล่าเซลล์ที่อยุ่อาศัย has been given to the Khanom police for additional authorized proceedings..

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