Six police in Thailand’s Northeast allegedly demand cash to release drug sellers

Six cops in Nakhon Phanom, a Northeastern province in Thailand, allegedly demanded a drug supplier to pay them cash in change for releasing his accomplices.
Results posted a photograph of a man and a lady with a sack that had 200,000 methamphetamine pills in it, with an audio clip of a person who claimed to be a drug dealer. In the clip, the supplier says Nakhon Phanom police demanded he pay them to launch his accomplices who police had captured in January. He also claims the medicine that the police had seized “vanished”.
The 6 accused officers have been transferred as the police division investigates the allegation. The major basic of the Nakhon Phanom police says he ordered an investigation as quickly as he heard of the allegations, and he “won’t protect any of the police discovered guilty”.
He stated if there could be proof, criminal and disciplinary actions will be taken, and the accused would be fired. The major common additionally said there are grounds to the allegations. Authority mentioned he believes the seized drugs that vanished have been embezzled, but he wouldn’t give more particulars.
In October, Thailand’s parliament debated police reform after a Thai policeman was accused of killing a drug suspect in an alleged extortion-bid-gone-wrong. Police have also been accused of demanding cash from unlawful migrants in trade for not arresting them..

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