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Thai police found four more babies allegedly fathered by Japanese man

Published on Aug 8, 2014 11:13 PM
 

BANGKOK (REUTERS) - Thai police said on Friday that they had found four more babies they suspect were fathered by a Japanese businessman who has fled from Thailand, bringing the total to 13 discovered in Bangkok this week.

Surrogacy scandals have gripped Thailand this week after an international outcry over a Down Syndrome baby left with his Thai birth mother when his Australian biological parents took his twin sister back to Australia. In a separate case, police raided a condominium in Bangkok on Tuesday and found nine surrogate babies, their nannies and a pregnant surrogate mother.

On Friday, police found four more babies, though they did not give details about their health or say where they were found.

"He is the father of 13 surrogate babies and has been travelling in and out of Bangkok many times," Police Colonel Napunwut Liamsanguan told Reuters, referring to the unidentified Japanese man.

 
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