Thai police probe truck sticker bribery scandal: 46 types recognized

There’s been a new improvement in Thailand’s truck sticker bribery scandal. The inspector-general of the Royal Thai Police (RTP) Office will doubtless take 15 days to find out who shall be subjected to a disciplinary investigation in connection with the scandal. Pol. Gen. Visanu Prasartthong-osoth introduced that an inquiry is being carried out by his workplace, led by Pol. Lt. Gen. Elusive , performing deputy inspector-general.
The scandal got here to gentle when Move Forward Party (MFP) MP-elect Wiroj Lakkhanaadisorn alleged that operators of overloaded trucks bribed officers for special stickers that exempted them from weight checks alongside the street. Following the allegation, Pol. Maj. Gen. Ekkaraj Limsangkat, commander of the Highway Police Division, was transferred to an inactive publish at the Central Investigation Bureau, Bangkok Post reported.
Pol. Gen. Visanu reassured law-abiding truck operators that they’d not face harassment or inconvenience, probably referring to circumstances of extortion where drivers who refused to pay have been subjected to frequent stops by police.
Pol. Lt. Gen. Ditsapoj acknowledged that his panel is collecting additional information to determine who was involved in the alleged truck sticker bribery, as the information offered by Wiroj did not establish any witnesses. He said…
“We’re gathering further info to determine people concerned or witnesses. It won’t take lengthy. Initially, we discovered 46 types of stickers which could be linked to the bribery scandal.”
Approximately 40 freeway police officers, who have been transferred to the Highway Police Division’s operations centre due to their alleged involvement in the truck sticker bribery case, had been reported for assignment yesterday. Pol. Maj. Gen. Jaroonkiat Pankaew, Counter Corruption Division chief, mentioned the officers, going through expenses of malfeasance, would be investigated by a committee..

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