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Police name possible coordinator of ItalThai CEO’s illegal hunting trip

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Khao Laem National Park

Khao Laem National Park in Tenasserim Hills, Kanchanaburi Province. Photo: Chaiyathat.

KANCHANABURI, 12 February 2018 (NNT) – Thailand’s Natural Environment Police (NE Police) have secured a warrant for Noppadol Prueksawan after he was identified as being the coordinator for an illegal hunting trip conducted by Italian Thai Co Ltd CEO Premchai Kannasutr and three others.

NE Police Deputy Commander, Pol Col Suwat Intasit, said investigators are to question agents of the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plants at Thong Pha Phum, the area of Tungyai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary where Premchai and his party were discovered. Police are also to take a statement from Noppadol Prueksawan, a former agent of the department alleged to have coordinated the hunting trip, on February 16. Noppadol has responded to the call but has not confirmed his appearance date. Police believe he will show up on schedule but have prepared measures in case he fails to appear.

Full story: NNT

Reporter: Itiporn Lakarnchua
National News Bureau of Thailand

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