The Thai national police chief revealed the details of the Chonburi Provincial Police Commissioner who was charged for allegedly swapping the suspects in a pool villa shooting case with scapegoats in exchange for bribery.
Our previous story:
The Chonburi Provincial Police Commissioner has been transferred to an inactive post and charged for allegedly swapping the real suspects with scapegoats in a pool villa shooting case in Pattaya on October 18th, according to assistant national police chief Pol. Maj. Gen. Surachat Hakparn.
Now for our update:
National Police Chief Pol. Gen. Damrongsak Kittipra demoted the suspected Chonburi Provincial Police Commissioner Pol. Maj. Gen. Kitthanate Thanananthavisin to an inactive post pending an investigation into his involvement with a pool villa shooting case in Chonburi on October 18th.
Pol. Maj. Gen. Kitthanate was accused of swapping the shooters who were being hunted by police with scapegoats in exchange for a million baht bribe, the police chief stated.
On November 14th, Pol. Lt. Gen. Itthipol Ittisarn-ronnachai, Commander-in-Chief of the Police Region Two, appointed Pol. Maj. Gen. Nuntawut Suwanlaong, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Police Region Two, to replace Kitthanate as acting Chonburi Provincial Police Commissioner.
The suspected officer is under close monitoring at the Royal Thai Police Office.