NCPO replaces ONCB’s director


BANGKOK, 4 JUL 2014 Pol Gen Pongsapat Pongcharoen has been relieved of his position as Secretary-General of the Office of the Narcotics Control Board, while Corrections Department chief Suchart Wong-anantachai has been transferred to the post of inspector-general.

Pol Gen Pongsapat of the ONCB was replaced by his deputy Permpong Chaovalit in the 84th announcement which was broadcast live on Thursday.

The NCPO, in its announcement, ordered the creation of an additional position of Inspector in the Office of The Permanent Secretary for Justice. Therefore, Corrections Department chief Suchart Wong-anantachai was transferred to the newly-added post of inspector-general at the Justice Ministry while Mr. Wittaya Suriyawong, director of the Office of Justice Affairs was transferred to become the chief of the Corrections Department.

The Corrections Department deputy director-general Kobkiat Kasiwiwat was also transferred to the Office of Justice Affairs.

The announcements take effect immediately