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Thaksin tells police chief to tackle police kickbacks

File photo : Adul

File photo : Adul

In Facebook message, former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has claimed to have played a role in tackling police kickbacks.

Thaksin said he recently told national police chief General Adul Saengsingkaew about rampant briberies sought and received by police in tourist destinations like Phuket and Pattaya.

In his reply, Adul said he was already aware of the issue as the prime minister had instructed him to root out corruption.

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