BANGKOK — Thailand’s state prosecutors brought charges against 104 people, including a Thai army general, in a multinational human trafficking scandal that came to light after dozens of bodies were discovered in the country’s south earlier this year, a spokesman said Friday.
Ninety-one Thais, nine Myanmar nationals, and four Bangladeshis face charges that include human trafficking, said Wanchai Roujanavong, a spokesman for the attorney general.
‘‘The investigation showed it is a big syndicate. There were networks that brought them from overseas into the country systematically,’’ he said.
The investigation, in which 15 Thai officials were charged, came after 36 bodies, believed to be migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh, were exhumed from abandoned jungle camps near the Thai-Malaysian border in May. The officials included Manas Kong-paen, a lieutenant general.