Forensic police who examined blood stains found on a Burmese man said they matched the DNA of two homeless people found murdered in Thailand earlier this month.
A homeless man from Burma is being held as a suspect in connection with the separate killings of three homeless people near Bangkok last week.
A Burmese migrant worker has filed a police report against his Thai employer who he alleges attacked him with a chain, leaving him with lacerations all over his body.
Thailand’s employment department has recommended that the government extend its current ‘pink card’ migrant worker programme by a further two years.
Thailand called on Friday for concerted action to tackle “irregular” migration in the Indian Ocean, but as yet no substantial solutions have emerged.
When two sisters from Mon State paid a broker to smuggle them to Thailand for domestic work, it was the start of a decade-long ordeal and seperation.