Pol. Lt. Gen. Trairong confirmed that 8 police officers close to the deputy police commander had behavior related to an online gambling website. There is division of duties into a process. Confirming that the arrest was made according to an arrest warrant. After investigating, it was found that The accused was at a house in Soi Vibhavadi 60, not knowing that a senior police officer was also in the house.
Pol. Lt. Gen. Trairong Phewphan, Commander of the Legal and Litigation Office As the head of the PCT, the police revealed the case of mobilizing forces to crack down on online gambling gang networks, having searched a total of 30 locations in 6 provinces across the country. It was stated that this search was in accordance with the legal process. After an investigation was expanded to include 12 online gambling websites belonging to the PCT Police, Royal Thai Police Office. At that time, three suspects were arrested at the end of July. Before expanding the results to those involved with online gambling websites Until an additional arrest warrant was issued for 23 people involved, of whom 8 were police officers. From the investigation, it was found that this movement clearly divided duties into 4 groups of offenses: 1. Managing an online gambling website. 2. Providing horse accounts and horse accounts 3. Carrying out financial transactions regarding accounts related to online gambling websites and 4. Beneficiaries from accounts related to online gambling website accounts
In this regard, the police have investigated from evidence that clearly indicates that 8 police officers, some of whom behave in the manner of online gambling website operators or as owners. Some of them have interests connected to each group. Some people have many situations. It was found that the offense had been committed for more than 2 months, but how much money is in circulation linked to the police cannot be disclosed. But it is confirmed that there are police officers in rank. “Pol.Maj.Gen.-Pol.Col.” were involved.
As for the search last morning It is a search to arrest a person according to an arrest warrant. After investigating, it was found that the person in question lived at a house in Soi Vibhavadi 60, not knowing that a senior police officer was also at that house. Because the name on the house registration belongs to another person. which is a civilian Confirming that this is not bullying the said Deputy Commissioner of the Royal Thai Police. Currently, 15 people can be arrested, at least one of whom is a police officer, and those involved will be gradually brought in for questioning. Metropolitan Police Division 5 or Police Division 5 regarding bail authority It is for the Metropolitan Police Commissioner to consider.
As for the issue of whether or not it is connected to the aforementioned Deputy Commissioner of the Royal Thai Police, at this time it has not been found. But the results of the investigation need to be expanded in detail. Because in addition to the evidence used to request the court to issue an arrest warrant for the accused previously Police still have evidence to believe that the house was involved in the crime. -Thai news agency
Source: Thai News Agency