The Department of Specific Investigation (DSI) offers dissolved a recently established intelligence group after discovering 5 of its officers allegedly took a total associated with 9. 5 million baht after a raid on the former home of the consul-general from the Republic of Nauru in Sathon region on Dec twenty two.
Pol Maj Suriya Singhakamol, acting DSI movie director, said on Thursday that the order works well immediately.
The residence was raided by a team of officers from the DSI and Patrol and Special Operation Division, better generally known as 191 police, after the DSI received the request from the Vice Consul-General of Nauru on Dec 9, saying suspicious people had been using the home, according to a NINTENDO DSI statement.
The search led to the seizure of 2 . 5 million baht and the police arrest of a Chinese house maid, while news later broke that there has been an inconsistency using the amount of money that was apparently seized.
The search team is now under investigation over a missing five. 5 million baht it found at the home and another four million in bribes in exchange for the discharge of 11 Chinese nationals found at the site, including the one having an arrest warrant, Pol Maj Suriya stated.
The particular team consisted of five DSI officials — including an admin of former NINTENDO DSI chief Traiyarit Temahiwong — under an intelligence team developed last year, nine cop of the 191 device, a military officer and a Chinese-born interpreter, he said. Each one is accused of being involved with extortion and bribery.
Pol Maj Suriya said he instructed the police disciplinary screen probing the 5 officers to accelerate their work for the sake of the organisation’s reputation.
The five officials have been suspended, whilst Mr Traiyarit had been abruptly transferred upon Wednesday to the Main Institute of Forensic Science (CIFS) in order to serve as acting director, he said.
“This situation is a major session learned by the DSI and all of our staff, ” said Pol Maj Suriya.
In case the disciplinary panel finds more evidence of more officials involved, they are going to all be punished, he said.
“Justice Minister Somsak Thepsutin offers stressed the need for the particular DSI to fully work with all agencies looking at the alleged embezzlement case and get the interior investigation done as quickly as possible, ” he said.
All of the 16 suspects apparently involved in the embezzlement situation have denied any wrongdoing and have already been released on bail.