Ombudsman: Royal Thai Police found to be most corrupt


BANGKOK, 29 March 2012  – The Office of the Ombudsman Thailand has reported its success over the past 12 years, saying the Royal Thai Police has been found to be the most corrupt agency in Thailand. 

Chief Ombudsman Panit Nitithanprapas announced that for the past 12 years, nearly 25,000 cases out of over 26,000 reported to the Office have already been completed.

Mrs Panit said the complaints lodged with the Office have been directed against the Royal Thai Police the most, followed by the Department of Provincial Administration. Most of the corruption reports have been on unfair concession bidding processes.

The Office of the Ombudsman of Thailand will celebrate its 12th anniversary on April 3rd at the UN Headquarters in Bangkok. Privy Council President General Prem Tinsulanonda will present awards for people with great morals.