Thai police arrested 4 people, together with a person impersonating a high-ranking officer, who tried to bribe legislation enforcement to launch detained Chinese language suspects. Right now, it was reported that the authorities efficiently apprehended the 4 culprits in a sting operation in Chiang Rai.
Late within the evening, officers from the Chiang Saen Immigration Checkpoint and Chiang Saen Police Station, led by Inspector Chinnakorn Asawaphum and Chiang Saen Police Sub-Lieutenant Thanat Chummee, collaborated on the case. The workforce caught 34 yr outdated Sunuchai from Mae Ai District; 34 yr outdated Peeraporn from Lat Krabang District; 54 yr outdated Thattida from Mueang Nonthaburi District; and 50 yr outdated Ratchathaphong from Staek District.
The suspects had US$800,000 in money, which they meant to bribe the officers with.
The incident was associated to the arrest of 4 Chinese language nationals and one Thai particular person concerned in human smuggling on Might 18. Following their seize, the suspects contacted the arresting workforce to supply US$800,000 in change for the suspects’ launch. Claiming to be law enforcement officials, the group particularly talked about that Ratchathaphong was a senior police official’s secretary.
The authorities laid out an elaborate plan, and when the 4 people arrived on the Chiang Saen Police Station with the money, the officers arrested all of them. Ratchathaphong was charged with falsely impersonating a police officer and illegally utilizing a communication system with out permission.
Upon additional investigation, the police discovered no proof that Ratchathaphong had any connection to the high-ranking police official he claimed to work for, and he was not listed as an officer within the police division.
Official fees have been introduced in opposition to all suspects, and they’re now underneath custody as authorized proceedings happen.
Final month, there was one other incident involving criminals pretending to be officers in Thailand. Fake security officers raided a Bangkok home, seizing property price over 3 million baht. Fortunately, Bangkok police efficiently apprehended the three people.