Homeless man arrested in China to reunite his household in Thailand

A homeless man arrested in China 4 years ago is believed to be a Thai citizen. A family in Lamphun province in the northern a half of Thailand believe he is their long-lost brother who went missing 29 years in the past.
Chinese immigration police detained the man, who was later identified as 45 year old Prakob Chuasaeng, in 2019 in Tianshui City, Gansu province, after he wandered the city homeless for a few year.
Chinese immigration deliberate to send him back to his hometown however struggled to acquire any information from him because of the language barrier. A Thai woman was hired to try and assist but the 29 12 months previous Sukanya “Faii” Phonraksa, who married a Chinese man, additionally struggled to communicate with him.
Faii decided to publish a missing person announcement on her social media platform to search out Prakob’s family members. The publish went viral and attracted the attention of several media shops.
According to Faii, Prakob appears to have psychological well being issues as he could not keep in mind many private details and could not talk properly even in Thai.
Prakob remembers his name and that he is a Thai citizen. He claims to come from the Na Chum Saeng sub-district, Tung Fon district, in Udon Thani province, in the northeastern area of Thailand. He mentioned that he illegally entered China by boat. He took a ship for 2 days from Udon Thani to China.
Faii asked him to sing Thailand’s nationwide anthem and tell her the Thai alphabet however he couldn’t.
Faii said that it was impossible to journey by boat from Udon Thani to China in two days but added it might be possible if he came from the northern province of Thailand. She believed Prakob came from a tribe within the north. She then confirmed him information about every tribe in Thailand till Prakob confirmed that he was part of the Lahu folks.
A 50 yr previous Thai lady, Duangnapa Jai-inkaew, got here throughout the publish and contacted Faii, saying she believed Prakob was her younger brother who disappeared from the household home within the Tung Hua Chang district of Lamphun 29 years in the past.
Duangnapa had a video call with Prakob the place he recognised an image of himself from his childhood and recognised an image of his father, whom he known as “baba,” father in Chinese.
Duangnapa defined that her brother left home at the age of 15 to work on a fishing boat in Phuket together with his pals. While Untold returned house, he did not. The family could not contact him and feared that he could be lifeless.
The chief of Tung Hua Chang District Office, Jaran Maneesook, stated that he would act as a coordinator between Duangnapa and the Chinese immigration authorities.
He added that the local government division had the fingerprints of Duangnapa’s brother, which could be in contrast with Prakob. He also mentioned that he would try to perform a DNA test to verify the man’s id.
It is unknown why this story has come to light after practically four years however hopefully there could be a joyful ending for all involved..

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