Kanchanaburi police chief axed for alleged involvement in lottery scandal

 Kanchanaburi police chief axed for alleged involvement in lottery scandal

Thailand Lottery (Government Lottery) ticket. Photo: Love Krittaya.




Kanchanaburi police commander Pol Maj-Gen Sutthi Puangpikul has been ordered transferred to an inactive post at the operations centre of the Royal Police Office allegedly for his involvement in the 30-million baht lottery controversy.

The abrupt transfer was ordered on Wednesday by Pol Gen Suchart Thiraswadi, the inspector-general. The order did not cite the reason for the transfer of the Kanchanaburi police chief, but it merely said it was necessary for police investigating the lottery controversy to be able to do their job smoothly to ensure justice to all involved.

Full story: thaipbs.or.th

By Thai PBS



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