Three accused police ‘pirates’ discharged from duty

Boats in Koh Lipe island, Satun

Boats in Koh Lipe island, Satun province. Pho to: Heidijhelm / Pixabay.




Three Satun police officers who allegedly trespassed into Malaysian waters to arrest a Malaysian fishing trawler on Aug 19 have been temporarily discharged from official duties, pending an investigation, Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon said on Wednesday.

The trio were apprehended by Malaysian marine police during the incident. They would be released and returned to Thailand, either on Wednesday or Thursday, Gen Prawit said.

Full story: Bangkok Post

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