Eleven Thai nationals face prosecution after they were allegedly found illegally entering the country from Myanmar by border officials in Tak province on Saturday.
They were found by soldiers and border patrol police in Mae Sot district.
The Thai nationals crossed the border with their belongings, officials said. They reportedly confessed later that they worked as staff in an online casino business in Myanmar’s Myawaddy city.The 11 were tested for Covid-19 and placed in a government quarantine facility. They face prosecution after the quarantine period.