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Thai official says child bride has returned from Malaysia

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BANGKOK - An 11-year-old Thai girl who married a 41-year-old Malaysian man has been sent back to Thailand from Malaysia, a senior Thai welfare official said Friday.
The official at the Social Development and Human Security Ministry said the girl, whose situation was made public in June, has been put under the care of the ministry.
Witat Techaboon, director-general of the ministry's Department of Children and Youth, said he could not provide any other details because the topic is sensitive. The Malaysian newspaper The Star, citing a Thai social activist that it did not name, said officials...
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Thai official says child bride has returned from Malaysia

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A Thai official has confirmed that an 11-year-old Thai girl who married a 41-year-old Malaysian man has been sent back to Thailand from Malaysia
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No jail time for man prosecutors say tied up, sexually assaulted teen after school play

No jail time for man prosecutors say tied up, sexually assaulted teen after school play

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A judge decided not to impose any active prison time for a 19-year-old man who prosecutors say tied up a 14-year-old girl and sexually assaulted her after they attended a school play.
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