Last four Rohingya escapees arrested

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The last four Rohingya illegal migrants escaped from Phang Nga immigration office’s detention centre since Monday  were recaptured after four days of hiding in jungles.

Kamnan village headman of Tambon Tamnampud Songyos Narkrit said today that one escapee was spotted by locals near an abandoned shrimp farm in Tambon Tamnampud.

Authorities were alerted and recaptured him in exhausted condition.

The remaining three were also recaptured not far from the place by special action force police.

All were brought back to Phang Nga immigration office’s detention centre.

A total of 21 Rohingya illegal migrants escaped from the centre. All were recaptured, except one who was shot dead for attempt to assault authorities trying to arrest him.