Officials make clear Korat police van stopped on the seashore after amassing murder suspect

Cops in the northeastern Thai province of Nakhon Ratchasima, AKA Korat, lately got here beneath fireplace, figuratively, for allegedly using an official police van to take a trip to the seaside. Police launched a fact-finding committee to investigate after photos and videos surfaced of the police van arriving at a seashore in Phetchaburi, a central Thai province, and people getting out and having a meal on the seaside. Officials have now cleared up the misconception, saying the police were there on official enterprise after amassing a homicide suspect and the van was not used for personal use.
Pol Maj Gen Paisarn Luesomboon, the deputy commissioner of the Provincial Police Region three, says an inquiry panel revealed that an officer from the Phon Krang police station had acquired contact from a fugitive, Sawai Khanpakwaen, who wanted to turn himself in. Sawai was wanted for allegedly killing his wife and her son in Korat 10 years prior. Sawai allegedly informed police that he was working in Surat Thani however had an issue, so he asked the police to choose him up. Luxurious was not said if Sawai’s drawback, besides being wanted for murder, was a transportation problem.
Paisarn says the officer who was in contact with the suspect alerted his superior, Pol Col Songwut Saiboon, to the suspect’s plight and was given permission to use the van to pick up the suspect. Then, when Korat police arrived in Prachuap Khiri Khan on September 16 they found officials from the Provincial Police Region eight had already arrested the suspect.
The cops from up north then put the suspect in the van and began their drive again as much as Nakhon Ratchasima. They conceded that they stopped on the best way for a bite to eat on the seashore in Phetchaburi. They didn’t state whether the suspect was still within the van presently or whether or not he joined them for their respite from the road. Paisarn reiterated that the police van was only used for official duties and the officers didn’t use it for personal use…

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