Former Mae Hong Son border police chief will get suspended jail term for pimping out underage lady

The former commander of a border patrol police company in Mae Hong Son, north-west Thailand, has been given a suspended jail term and a small fantastic for forcing a lady underneath 18 into prostitution, according to the victim’s mother.
The girl’s mom, Namphet Koeyputsa, says the Mae Hong Son Court convicted Pol Lt Col Pongnarin Pongnam, former commander of the BPP Company 336 primarily based in Tambon Pang Mu in Muang district, of forcing an underage woman into providing intercourse service. The ruling was learn on Tuesday.
The Nation reports that the courtroom initially sentenced Pongnarin to three years in jail and fined him 30,000 baht. But the court docket commuted the jail term by half to at least one year and six months.
But, for the explanation that defendant has paid compensation to the family of 100,000 baht, and has no felony report, the court docket suspended the jail term and put him on probation for 2 years.
The courtroom additional lowered the fine to simply 10,000 baht on the grounds that the defendant had taken measures to supply remedial payments to the family.
The case made headlines in early 2017 when younger girls, who had been discovered to be tattooed with the picture of an owl, have been compelled to offer sex services to high-profile customers in the province.
The mom said her family has additionally requested the Crime Suppression Division (CSD) to file a cost of dereliction of obligation in opposition to Mae Hong Son police chief Pol Maj Gen Preecha Wimolchaijit and different officers for initially refusing to take action in opposition to Pongnarin. The CSD has requested public prosecutors to file expenses against them.
Report added that former Mae Hong Son governor Suebsak Iamwicharn and the Mae Hong Son chief public prosecutor are also going through investigations by the National Anti- Corruption Commission for failing to take motion within the case..

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