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DSI Seizes Fake Brand-Name Goods Worth over 100 Million Baht

BANGKOK, Aug 11 (TNA) – The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) seized counterfeit goods worth more than 100 million baht in a raid at a house in Bangkok. Pol Lt Col Korrawat Panprapakorn, DSI chief led the team to search a house in Phasi Charoen district. The search found counterfeit goods, including cosmetics, cloths and […]Read More


Former DSI chief Tharit Pengdit gets to two years in

Thailand’s Appeals Court has overturned the Criminal Court’s acquittal of former Department of Special Investigation (DSI) director-general Tharit Pengdit and sentenced him to two years in prison for abuse of power. Three other DSI officers, Pol Lt-Col Wannapong Kotcharak, Pol Maj Yutthana Phraedum and Pol Cpt Piya Raksakul, were also found guilty by the Appeals […]Read More


DSI to wrap up Billy’s murder case in three months

The Department of Special Investigation is expected to take another three months to conclude the investigation into the murder of Karen human rights defender Polajee “Billy” Rakchongcharoen, DSI director-general Pol Col Paisit Wongmuang said today (Wednesday). He told a news conference that some people have raised doubts about the reliability of the microcondial DNA extraction […]Read More


Ex-DSI chief Tarit given 1-year jail term by Supreme Court

Former Department of Special Investigation chief Tarit Pengdit was today sentenced to one-year imprisonment by the Supreme Court for making unfounded corruption allegations against former deputy prime minister Suthep Thuagsuban concerning the construction of 396 police stations. The Supreme Court reversed the acquittal verdicts of the Criminal Court and the Appeals Court which cleared Tarit […]Read More


Child porn ring busted, raids hit Patong

PHUKET: The Department of Special Investigation (DSI), working with international agencies, has busted a child porn ring that uncovered evidence of child pornography at two locations in Phuket. Pol Col Paisith Sunkahapong, Director of the DSI’s Foreign Affairs and Transnational Crime Bureau, informed the Ministry of Justice of the raids on Thursday (Nov 22). Full […]Read More


Ex-DSI chief Tarit acquitted in malfeasance case filed by Abhisit

The Criminal Court on Tuesday acquitted former director-general of the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) Tarit Pengdit and four other police officers from charges of malfeasance filed against them by former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his then deputy, Mr Suthep Thuagsuban. Abhisit and Suthep accused Tarit and the four DSI officers of abuse of […]Read More


DSI Investigates Foreign ‘Agent’ For Threats to Reporters

BANGKOK — The Department of Special Investigation said Monday it was investigating a foreign man claiming to be one of its “special agents” and would prosecute him if he broke any laws. The department said in a statement it was investigating the actions of French national Thierry Perenon, who over the weekend threatened reporters from […]Read More


Thaksin’s son and accomplices report to DSI

Panthongtae Shinawatra, the son of fugitive ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra, and three other alleged accomplices reported to the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) on Tuesday (Oct 17) for acknowledgement of money laundering charges involving the huge loan by state-owned Krungthai Bank to real estate firm Krisda Mahanakorn Group in 2008. The three other persons are Mrs […]Read More