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Traffickers sentenced to jail for human trafficking

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THE Pathein District Court sentenced two men to imprisonment with labour for their role in trafficking victims to fishing industries on 30 June.
The victims U …, aged 50, Ko…, aged 38 and Mg…, aged 19, from Kangyidaunt township of Ayeyawady Region were convinced that they would earn K150,000 in the fishing industry of Hainggyi island by Win Naing Oo from Kangyidaunt township of Ayeyawady Region.
The suspect was prosecuted at the Kangyidaunt Myoma police station under Sections 25/32 of the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Law. Similarly, Pathein District Court sentenced him to ten years imprisonment with labour under Section 25 of the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Law on 30 June.
In addition, the victims U …, aged 44, Ko…, aged 30 and U…, aged 48, from Thaboung township of Ayeyawady Region were sent to the fishing industry in Hsin village of Ye township by Win Naing Oo from Kangyidaunt township of Ayeyawady Region, and their earnings were exploited by Win Naing Oo.
The suspect was prosecuted at the Kangyidaunt Myoma police station under Sections 25/ 32 of the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Law. Similarly, Pathein District Court sentenced him to seven years imprisonment with labour under Section 25 of the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Law.
The victims U …, aged 44, U…., aged 55 and Mg…, aged 24, from Thaboung township of Ayeyawady Region, were sent to a fishing raft in Westmee village of Pyapon township by Win Naing Oo from Kangyidaunt township and Hla San from Ngaputaw township of Ayeyawady Region, and the victims’ earnings were exploited by them.
The suspects were prosecuted at the Thaboung Myoma police station under Sections 25/32 of the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Law. Similarly, the Pathein District Court sentenced them to seven years imprisonment with labour each under Section 25 of the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Law. — MNA

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