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Somyot Poompanmoung appointed Thailand’s national police chief

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Thai police car in Phitsanulok

Thai police pickup in Phitsanulok. Photo: Love Krittaya.

BANGKOK, Aug 20 – The Royal Thai Police Board today appointed Deputy Police Chief Pol Gen Somyot Poompanmoung as the country’s new national police chief.

Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha, army chief and National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) head chaired the Police Board considering the appointment of the 10th National Police Commissioner at Royal Thai Army Headquarters in Bangkok this morning.

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