PETALING JAYA - A viral message circulating on social media, claiming that a young Malaysian girl was found begging on the streets of Thailand after being kidnapped. is untrue.
The viral message on WhatsApp claimed that Thai police found a young girl begging in Thailand, adding that the girl could speak Bahasa Malaysia.
It also said that the girl was believed to be a Malaysian and had asked people to spread the message so that someone would be able to recognise her.
When contacted, a police officer said that this was an old case that happened two years ago, adding that the girl was from Cambodia and was holidaying with her parents in Thailand.