Thai event model Thitim Noraphanpiphat, aka Lunlabelle, who was found dead in September 2019. Male model Ratchadech Wongtabut has been implicated in her death. Photo: Instagram

Thai model Ratchadech Wongtabut arrested after Thitima Noraphanpiphat, aka ‘Lunlabelle’, found dead in his building

  • Ratchadech Wongtabut, 24, has been charged with illegal detention leading to death, abduction with intent of committing an indecent act, and molestation
  • An autopsy found Thitima Noraphanpiphat died from extreme alcohol intoxication, citing a blood alcohol concentration of 418 milligrams per 100 millilitres
Topic |   Crime

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Thai event model Thitim Noraphanpiphat, aka Lunlabelle, who was found dead in September 2019. Male model Ratchadech Wongtabut has been implicated in her death. Photo: Instagram
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Sexual exploitation is the main form of modern-day slavery in Thailand – making up more than half of the 191 human trafficking cases recorded by the government so far this year. Photo: Handout

Inside the Thai bars where ‘child entertainers’ are trafficked and put to work

  • While Thailand has ramped up efforts to tackle child sex trafficking in recent years, the crime is evolving and taking new forms such as the rising use of girls as ‘entertainers’ to lure men into bars
  • Sexual exploitation is the main form of modern-day slavery in Thailand – making up more than half of the 191 human trafficking cases recorded by the government so far this year
Topic |   Thailand

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Sexual exploitation is the main form of modern-day slavery in Thailand – making up more than half of the 191 human trafficking cases recorded by the government so far this year. Photo: Handout
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