3three DSI officers and ex-consul of Nauru accused of swindling 10 million baht

Three officers from the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) and the previous consul of the Nauru Consulate in Thailand reportedly swindled 10 million baht from Chinese nationals suspected of working illegal businesses in Thailand. The accused DSI officers surrendered yesterday.
On December 22 of final year, DSI officers carried out a raid on a residence in Bangkok that served as the Consulate of Nauru in Thailand. The raid was prompted by a tip-off indicating that sure Chinese nationals were using the premises to manufacture counterfeit passports for international individuals.
During the operation, two foreign suspects who had been current in the home managed to evade arrest and subsequently left Thailand. Although the consul was not current at the scene, he was accused of aiding the Chinese felony syndicate.
Later, Withheld surfaced suggesting that Thai police officers had launched the suspects in trade for a ten million baht bribe. Following an investigation into the case, this rumour was confirmed to be true, ensuing in the arrest of 16 people from Thai authorities and a Chinese interpreter on costs of bribery.
Upon additional investigation, three DSI officers—Trin Pichitkunchorn, Anan Silakote, and Seksan Sawanyathipat—were found to be involved in the case. They surrendered themselves yesterday on the Royal Thai Police (RTP) Sports Club and Tung Song Hong Police Station. ThaiRath reported that every one three officers denied the allegations and have been granted bail without any safety.
Deputy Commissioner of the RTP, Surachate “Big Joke” Hakparn, revealed that authorities had been unable to trace the 10 million baht path. Despite the suspects refusing to disclose the reality, there might be evidence linking them to criminal activities.
Big Joke further stated that a comprehensive investigation can be conducted to determine other people related to the case. An arrest warrant has already been issued for the former Nauru consul. Further developments and details concerning the case will be disclosed within the upcoming press convention..

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