• Fri, 26 Jan 2018 19:19
    Wanted man found in Myanmar with war weapon
    A THAI drug suspect has been arrested in the Myanmar town of Keng Tung this week for possession of a war weapon. Keng Tung police arrested Tawatchai Omchompoo, 29, on Wednesday.
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  • Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:51
    Man lodges compensation claim over brother’s death in custody
    The younger brother of the late former Phuket and Phang Nga land official Tawatchai Anukul has filed a compensation claim at the Justice Ministry's Right and Liberties Protection Department.
  • Wed, 09 Aug 2017 18:58
    DSI officials to take lie detector tests in Tawatchai death case
    The Department of Special Investigation has already required five of its officials and security guards to submit to lie detector tests in connection with the controversial death of a suspect in custody last year and passed the results to the court.
  • Wed, 09 Aug 2017 01:00
    Death of official in custody will not affect probe of Phuket land: DSI
    THE DEATH of a former land official will not affect the ongoing process to cancel land-rights documents he illegitimately issued for two seaside plots of land in Phuket, which are now worth about Bt910 million, authorities have said.
  • Mon, 07 Aug 2017 15:30
    Police to open murder probe of ex-official’s death in DSI cell
    POLICE have assured that they will track down those involved in the death of former Phuket and Phang Nga land official Tawatchai Anukul in a Department of Special Investigation (DSI) detention cell last year and they are ready to open a murder investigation. Royal Thai Police deputy spokesman Krisana Pattanacharoen said on Monday.
  • Sat, 05 Aug 2017 01:00
    Suicide ruled out in land official’s death in DSI cell
    Case given to public prosecutors to find out who killed prime suspect in billion-baht land registration scandal.
  • Fri, 04 Aug 2017 16:08
    Jail ‘self-hanging’ a killing: Court
    The Criminal Court on Friday ruled that a former land official who died last year while in custody of the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) was killed.
  • Wed, 23 Nov 2016 01:00
    Autopsy report on land official found dead in DSI cell given to court
    Public prosecutors last week submitted an autopsy report to the Criminal Court for former land official Tawatchai Anukul, who died on August 30 while in the custody of the Department of Special Investigation (DSI), a source at the Office of the Attorney-General said yesterday.
  • Sun, 30 Oct 2016 15:42
    Justice Ministry: It's legal for farmers to sell rice directly to end-consumers
    Justice Ministry’s deputy permanent secretary Tawatchai Thaikyo Sunday assured farmers that such sales did not violate any laws. He firmly dismissed a comment by a lawyer who claimed farmers could be liable to legal punishment under the Direct Selling and Direct Marketing Selling Act. 
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  • Thu, 06 Oct 2016 01:00
    Committee concludes probe into Tawatchai death mystery
    A SPECIAL Justice Ministry committee investigating the suspicious death of land-deeds scam suspect Tawatchai Anukul while in custody announced it had completed its report yesterday, but did not disclose any details on how he died.
  • Tue, 04 Oct 2016 01:00
    DSI death: Land official meets police
    INVESTIGATORS from Thung Song Hong Police Station in Bangkok yesterday summoned a former colleague of deceased land official Tawatchai Anukul to testify in a bid to find clues to the cause of his mysterious death.
  • Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:00
    Probe focuses on motives
    Investigators look at who might gain from kiling of ex-land official
  • Fri, 23 Sep 2016 01:00
    Probe aims to establish who is to blame for
    DETAINEE TAWATCHAI Anukul did not commit suicide in DSI custody and died at the hands of someone else, either by malicious intent or by accident, Metropolitan Police Division 2 chief Pol Maj-General Charoen Srisasaluk said yesterday.
  • Thu, 22 Sep 2016 01:00
    Suicide not a direct cause of DSI detainee’s death in custody: police
    FORENSIC EVIDENCE suggests that title-deed suspect Tawatchai Anukul’s death was not a direct result of his attempted suicide while in custody, Bangkok’s Thung Song Hong Police Station superintendent Pol Colonel Mana Pohchuay said yesterday.
  • Wed, 21 Sep 2016 01:00
    Medical experts called in
    THE COMMITTEE tasked with solving the mystery of Tawatchai Anukul’s death while in the custody of the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has invited medical experts to investigate why the detainee’s liver was ruptured.
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