• Fri, 23 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Kanchanaburi police chief transferred over role in Bt30m lottery scandal
    KANCHANABURI’S police chief has been transferred out of his post over a lottery-cheating scandal, giving weight to widespread speculation that some state officials had allegedly colluded in the plot to grab the Bt30-million prize from the legitimate winner.
    national
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:36:39
    As ang pao probe continues, police chief addresses link to ‘Aoun Loyfa’
    Metropolitan Police Bureau commissioner Lt-General Charnthep Sesawet on Tuesday admitted that the Thai amulet expert known only by the alias “Aoun Loyfa” and his team had visited and offered New Year blessings to him last year when he served as Metropolitan Police Area 1 chief.
    national
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Police seek Yingluck travel details from Foreign Ministry
    THE FOREIGN Affairs Ministry has been sent a letter by police asking for information about the whereabouts and recent appearances of fugitive former PM Yingluck Shinawatra, Deputy police chief Pol General Srivara Ransibrahmanakul said yesterday.
    politics
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Somyot ‘confident’ after questioned by DSI over Bt300m loan
    AFTER BEING questioned by the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) about money he claimed to have borrowed from the alleged owner of a brothel, former national police chief Pol General Somyot Poompunmuang yesterday said he was confident he would receive justice and was willing to provide more information upon request.
    national
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:38:42
    Police seek faster updates on Yingluck’s travels from Foreign Affairs
    The Foreign Affairs Ministry has been sent a letter by police asking for information about the whereabouts and recent appearances of fugitive former PM Yingluck Shinawatra, said Deputy Police Chief Pol General Srivara Ransibrahmanakul on Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:37:56
    Ex-police chief questioned over Bt300 million loan from brothel owner
    Bangkok - A former police chief was questioned Thursday over loans topping $9.5 million from a fugitive brothel owner who faces sex trafficking charges, a case offering a rare window into the close links between cops and the kingdom's rampant sex industry.
    national
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    My two cents on ex-police chief Somyot 
    I have watched enough cop movies to know that a police chief can be such close buddies with a shady tycoon that huge sums of money pass between them. 
    opinion
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    NLA urged to probe former police chief
    A FORMER Democrat MP yesterday asked the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) to probe a retired national police commissioner who recently admitted borrowing Bt300 million from a wanted brothel owner and doing police work as a sideline.
    national
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 15:18:38
    Police investigate origin of mogul’s elephant tusks
    Police are in the process of determining the origins of two pairs of tusks confiscated from the house of Premchai Karnasuta, the construction mogul who was charged with poaching in a Kanchanaburi wildlife sanctuary, deputy national police chief Pol General Srivara Rangsibharmanakul said on Thursday.
    national
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 15:07:08
    Audio clip leads to bribery probe of Premchai
    Police will investigate an audio clip recorded during the arrest of construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta to verify whether one of the speakers had tried to bribe an official who was arresting him, deputy national police chief Pol General Srivara Rangsibharmanakul said on Thursday.
    national
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 15:57:21
    Police to review strategies after officer shot dead
    National police chief Pol General Chakthip Chaijinda has instructed police to review and practise strategies to handle armed suspects to minimise harm to officers, Chakthip’s deputy Pol General Chalermkiat Srivorakan said on Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Somyot ‘does not have to explain’ Bt300m loan in Victoria’s case
    FORMER NATIONAL police chief Pol General Somyot Poompunmuang did not have to explain to police the reasons behind Bt300 million in loans he received from Kampol Weerathepsuporn, the alleged owner of Victoria’s: The Secret Forever massage parlour, deputy national police chief Pol General Srivara Ransibrahmanakul said yesterday.
    national
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 17:08:07
    Police probe alleged Thai links to Islamic State websites
    Fifty websites linked to the Islamic State (IS) militant group have alleged connections to Thailand’s three southern border provinces and the Royal Thai Police’s Special Branch Division and other would investigate them further, deputy national police chief Pol General Srivara Ransibrahmanakul said on Tuesday.
    national
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 11:32:25
    Former top cop admits borrowing money from massage parlour owner Kamol
    Former national police chief Pol Gen Somyot Poompunmuang has admitted borrowing Bt300 million from Kampol Weerathepsuporn, the elusive alleged owner of Victoria’s: The Secret Forever, the massage parlour where human trafficking and prostitution may have taken place.
    national
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Conspiracy alleged as CSD takes over Bt30 lottery case
    THE NATIONAL police chief yesterday ordered the transfer of the inquiry into the Bt30-million lottery scandal in Kanchanaburi province from the provincial police to the Crime Suppression Division (CSD).
    national
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