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Highway Police Division Commander Reassigned Amid Bribery Allegations

Pol Maj Gen Ekkaraj Limsangkat, the commander of the Highway Police Division, faced an unexpected transfer to an inactive post at the Operations Centre of the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) on Tuesday. The reassignment comes after allegations surfaced of receiving kickbacks from overloaded lorries. The transfer order, effective immediately, was signed by CIB chief Pol Lt Gen Jirabhop Bhuridej. In the meantime, Pol Maj Gen Jaroonkiat Pankaew, the commander of the AntiCorruption Division (ACD), has taken over Pol Maj Gen Ekkaraj’s position until further notice.

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Investigating Overweight-Truck Bribe-Paid Stickers

National police chief Pol Gen Damrongsak Kittiprapas has directed the highway police to look into allegations that drivers of overloaded trucks bearing special bribepaid stickers are avoiding arrest. Police spokesman Pol Lt Gen Archayon Kraithong stated on Monday that Pol Gen Damrongsak wants the Highway Police Division to swiftly uncover the truth behind these accusations.

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