Missing Taiwanese student allegedly smuggled into Myanmar from Thailand

A female Taiwanese university scholar who went lacking on March 29 is believed to be in Yangon, Myanmar, after flying to Bangkok, in accordance with police in Taiwan. Police imagine she fell victim to a human trafficking gang. There is not any document of her leaving Thailand.
The 20 yr previous pupil of Providence University, surnamed Lin, arrived in Yangon on March 30, based on Taiwan’s Criminal Investigation Bureau, which launched an investigation on April 2, stories Taiwan News.
Police say that Lin travelled from Taichung to Taiwan’s Taoyuan International Airport in a white car on March 30 and took a flight sure for the United Kingdom at 8am. However, Lin by no means reached the UK because she by no means boarded her connecting flight to London, disembarking in Bangkok.
Lin’s household grew involved after she by no means returned to rejoice the Tomb Sweeping Festival with them in Taoyuan as she had promised.
Lin’s mom rang her daughter’s cell phone continuously. After ringing 20 times, the telephone was picked up by Lin’s ex-boyfriend, Lee. Lee stated he didn’t know Lin’s whereabouts. Lin’s household said the couple broke up in March.
Lee mentioned that Lin left her old phone behind earlier than leaving the nation. However, police say that Lee has beforehand committed fraud and imagine he could be hiding something.
After contacting Building blocks who stated the condo was empty, Lin’s mom filed a missing persons report on March 29. Police examined CCTV footage to search out that Lin left her condo at 8.30am on March 29.
Police discovered evidence that Lin bought a model new mobile phone for 10,000 Taiwanese dollars (US$327) before shopping for a one-way plane ticket to London, abandoning her research.
Reports say that Lin travelled to Yangon to fulfill her “new boyfriend” whom she met by way of her ex-boyfriend, Lee. Police say that as a result of each Lee and the “new boyfriend” have a historical past of fraud, so Lin could additionally be a sufferer of organised human trafficking.
Police say there isn’t any record of Lin leaving Thailand, suggesting she was smuggled or crossed over the border illegally..

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