Police Chief reveals changes in various bureaus


BANGKOK, 21 September 2015 -National Police Chief, Police General Somyot Pumpanmuang, has revealed that 52 police officials consisting of commanders and deputy commanders will change their posts 2015.

The statement comes following a meeting with the police commission, chaired by Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan. The decision follows discussions with Deputy Police Chief, Police General Chaktip Chaijinda regarding the qualifications of each individual, in regards to their abilities, suitability, and seniority.

The police chief added that the meeting also discussed the transfer of Central Investigation Bureau officials, Provincial Police Regional 8 and 9 officials, as well as 32 immigration officials. These transfers have resulted from their involvement in human trafficking.

The meeting also agreed that the Deputy Commissioner of the Immigration Bureau, Police Major General Nathathorn Prausoontorn, be appointed the next Commissioner of the Immigration Bureau.