Two Thai women face five years in jail after online strip

Two young Thai women are facing five years in jail after performing in an online striptease video.

Thanyakan Rojin, 23, and Kanthicha Buranon, 21, could be seen in a live-stream video, taking their clothes off and dancing.

After it was viewed by millions, authorities in Bangkok issued an arrest warrant for the pair, who say they work as strippers to make money for their starving families.

Thanyakan Rojin, 23, and Kanthicha Buranon, 21, could be seen in a live-stream video, taking their clothes off and dancing

Thanyakan Rojin, 23, and Kanthicha Buranon, 21, could be seen in a live-stream video, taking their clothes off and dancing

Pornography is illegal in Thailand, and since the military coups in 2006 and 2014, the government has made several attempts to restrict internet access.

The live-stream video appeared on a betting site, and sees the pair remove their underwear while using cuddly toys to cover their modesty and nude silicone covers on their .

The striptease was shared and viewed millions of times but it sparked anger from police and the country's military government.

Police issued an arrest warrant and the two friends handed themselves in today in the Bang Khen district of Bangkok, Thailand.

Tearful Thanyakan said at a public grilling and apology that she performed the show to raise money to support her poverty-stricken

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