Top five officers of Bangkok’s Rom Klao police department have been transferred after a gambling den was discovered. The den situated in a fresh market was raided by the Department of Provincial Administration, resulting in the arrest of 50 gamblers and 17 gambling bankers. #Bangkok #police #gambling #raid #arrests #tourism
Officers Transferred Following Department of Provincial Administration Operation
The top five police officers at Rom Klao station in Bangkok’s Lat Krabang district have been transferred after a special operation by the Department of Provincial Administration (DPA) exposed a gambling den in their jurisdiction. The DPA’s raid on the den, situated in a fresh market in Rom Klao, has resulted in the temporary reassignment of these officers as they await further investigation.
The officers transferred include:
- Pol Col Krispon Phetsotsilp, Rom Klao police superintendent
- Pol Lt Col Sakdimethi Pratthana, acting deputy superintendent in charge of suppression
- Pol Lt Col Natpichak Rungsawang, deputy superintendent in charge of investigation
- Pol Lt Col Vacharapol Kongphunphin, suppression inspector
- Pol Lt Col Theethawat Sawasdisan, investigation inspector
The transfer order, signed by Pol Maj Gen Saravut Jindakham, the Metropolitan Police Division 3 commander, has placed the officers on temporary duty at the operations center of the Metropolitan Police Division 3 headquarters.
Details of the Raid
The raid took place at the Kriangkrai market on Kheha Rom Klao road around 5 pm on Thursday. A special operation team from the DPA, consisting of around 40 officials and territorial defense volunteers, carried out the operation. Narong Thipsiri, acting director of the DPA’s law enforcement center, led the raid.
The operation was launched after the Interior Ministry’s Damrongtham Centre received complaints from local residents about a gambling den operating for approximately two months on the ground floor of a two-story commercial building.
During the raid, authorities arrested 50 gamblers and 17 gambling bankers. These individuals were handed over to Rom Klao police for legal proceedings.
The transfer of the five officers signifies a repercussion for their failure to prevent the establishment of an illegal gambling facility within their jurisdiction.
The ongoing investigation will shed more light on the circumstances surrounding the establishment and operation of the gambling den. The consequences for the transferred officers will depend on the outcome of the investigation. As the situation unfolds, more details will emerge about the potential impact on the Rom Klao police department and any additional measures needed to prevent similar incidents in the future.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q1: Why were the top officers of Rom Klao police department transferred?
The top five officers of Bangkok’s Rom Klao police department were transferred after a gambling den in their jurisdiction was discovered and raided by the Department of Provincial Administration. The officers are on temporary duty and await further investigation.
Q2: Who carried out the raid on the gambling den and what was the result?
The Department of Provincial Administration (DPA) carried out the raid on the gambling den situated in a fresh market in Rom Klao. As a result, 50 gamblers and 17 gambling bankers were arrested and handed over to the Rom Klao police for legal proceedings.
Q3: What will happen to the transferred officers and what are the subsequent measures?
The consequences for the transferred officers will depend on the outcome of the ongoing investigation into the establishment and operation of the gambling den. As more details emerge, additional measures may be needed to prevent similar incidents in the future.