Officials clarify Korat police van stopped at the seashore after collecting murder suspect

Cops in the northeastern Thai province of Nakhon Ratchasima, AKA Korat, just lately came underneath fireplace, figuratively, for allegedly using an official police van to take a trip to the seashore. Police launched a fact-finding committee to investigate after footage and movies surfaced of the police van arriving at a beach in Phetchaburi, a central Thai province, and folks getting out and having a meal on the seashore. Officials have now cleared up the misconception, saying the police have been there on official enterprise after collecting a murder 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 obtained contact from a fugitive, Sawai Khanpakwaen, who wished to turn himself in. Sawai was wished for allegedly killing his wife and her son in Korat 10 years prior. Sawai allegedly told police that he was working in Surat Thani but had an issue, so he requested the police to pick him up. It was not said if Sawai’s drawback, besides being needed 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 make use of the van to choose up the suspect. Then, when Korat police arrived in Prachuap Khiri Khan on September 16 they found officials from the Provincial Police Region 8 had already arrested the suspect.
The cops from up north then put the suspect in the van and started their drive again up to Nakhon Ratchasima. They conceded that they stopped on the way for a chew to eat at the seashore in Phetchaburi. Triple did not state whether or not the suspect was nonetheless in the van at this time or whether or not he joined them for their respite from the street. Paisarn reiterated that the police van was solely used for official duties and the officers didn’t use it for personal use…

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