MP and former officer amongst 18 suspects accused of cheating in police exam

Officers from the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) made a significant breakthrough in the police entrance examination cheating case by arresting 17 out of 18 suspects. A Member of Parliament (MP) from Palang Pracharath Party, a future MP candidate from Move Forward Party, and a former police senior sergeant main who is now on the run, were among the 18 suspects.
Yesterday, the Commander of the Royal Thai Police (RTP), Damrongsak Kittipraphat, revealed extra particulars of the Police Sergeant Examination dishonest held on November 27 final year. Damrongsak acknowledged that 18 suspects were involved within the incident and 17 of them have been arrested and prosecuted.
Damronsak went on to explain that 725 police sergeant positions opened final 12 months. Each candidate should complete and cross the doorway exam. There were four units of multiple-choice examinations with a total rating of a hundred and fifty points.
The corrupt practice of the candidates was exposed after the examination. The exam’s solutions were shared on the chat software LINE and Facebook teams.
After the investigation, 141 of 1,a hundred and sixty candidates who handed the examination have been found responsible. However, 163 folks got here forward and admitted to dishonest. They confessed that a group of individuals provided them the exam pointers for a payment ranging from 200,000 to 600,000 baht.
Further investigation revealed that 18 suspects have been concerned in the cheating scandal, and so they were apprehended in nine provinces across the nation, including Bangkok, Maha Sarakham, Kalasin, Si Saket, Payao, Lampang, Prachup Kiri Khan, Phattalung, and Narathiwas.
Only one alleged suspect stays on the run, a former police officer, fifty seven year previous Wachiranusorn Phonphan. According to the commander, Wachiranusorn was charged and prosecuted for a similar offence in 2012 and committed the crime once more final 12 months.
The different two government officers involved in the alleged dishonest included the MP of Lampang province from Palang Pracharath Party, 52 yr previous Dachai Ekpataphee, and the longer term MP candidate from Move Forward Party, forty nine 12 months previous Adisak Sombatkham.
The legal gang had been charged with violating Section 188 of the Criminal Law by damaging, concealing, making away, dropping, or rendering ineffective doc of one other individual which trigger damage to such a person or public. Best selling will be punished with imprisonment for up to 5 years and a fine of as a lot as 100,000 baht.
Damrongsak added that the investigation remains to be ongoing..

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