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25 Nov 2022

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Khmer Times

Cambodia: Indian authorities rescue over 100 of their nationals tricked to work in job scams from Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar

"India rescues 108 of their nationals who fell victims to job rackets in Cambodia", 25 November 2022

Over 370 Indians, who were victims of job rackets, have been rescued from Myanmar, Cambodia, and Laos, the Ministry of External Affairs said…

Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said the Indian mission in Yangon, Bangkok, and Consulate in Chiang Mai has been actively pursuing these cases of Indians trapped in fake job rackets in Myanmar.

Bagchi said about 108 people from Cambodia have also been rescued.

“People from India and other places have got lured, got stuck in Myanmar and some in Laos and Cambodia also,” Bagchi said at a media briefing.

“We have managed to rescue over 200 people (from Myanmar) of which 153 have been repatriated to India. The remaining 50-odd people are in the process of repatriation. They are in Thailand, we are in touch with the Thai authorities regarding completing of legal formalities that will allow them to be repatriated to India,” he said.

“We have been issuing advisories, requesting both Thai and Myanmar authorities to give importance to these cases and facilitate the repatriation,” he said…

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