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Bangkok police chief being investigated
Publication Date : 13-09-2013
Police investigation into Bangkok police chief Pol Lt-General Camronwit Thoopgrajank's ethics, as recommended by the Office of the Ombudsman, is underway and all further queries will be put on hold for the time being, office spokesman Raksagecha Chaechai said yesterday.
Royal Thai Police commander Pol General Adul Saengsingkaew had written to the Ombudsman's Office explaining that a panel had been set up to look into Camronwit's conduct. The Bangkok police chief had reportedly flown to Hong Kong a while ago so fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra could pin a decoration on his chest.
Raksagecha said the Ombudsman's Office would not intervene in the police bureau's scrutiny process.
He added that the office would only take action if there were complaints about the investigation or if the punitive actions were not transparent once the probe had been completed.