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Bangkok Bombing: 24 Officers ‘Transferred’ for Misconduct

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Helmet for traffic police in Thailand

Helmet for traffic police in Thailand. Image: Xiengyod.

BANGKOK — Eighteen police officers in the capital and six immigration officers in the northeast of Thailand have been transferred to inactive posts for alleged wrongdoing related to the deadly bombing of the Erawan Shrine earlier this month.

The 18 cops were transferred to inactive posts for falsely claiming they had thoroughly searched jurisdictions where bomb materials and a suspect were later discovered, while the immigration officials came from a border crossing possibly used by at least one of the bombing suspects to enter the kingdom.

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