Thai police accused of demanding 500,000 baht from Kazakhstan suspect

A Thai lawyer and a Kazakhstan thief accused Thai Immigration Bureau officers of demanding 500,000 baht in exchange for the temporary launch of the suspect.
According to a Channel 7 report, a Kazakhstan man was arrested by Thai cops from Mueang Pattaya Police Station, and Koh Samui Police Station, after he and his associates stole from a sufferer on Koh Samui, an island in the southern province of Surat Thani.
The Thai lawyer, Krit Neatidham, who took care of the case reported to Channel 7 that the Kazakhstan man was later apprehended by Immigration Bureau officers and imprisoned for over two weeks at the immigration workplace in Bangkok.
Picnic acknowledged that he and the suspect’s Thai spouse tried to realize temporary release for him to proceed with additional litigation in courtroom. However, the immigration police request a special cost for the bail and contacted the lawyer through cellphone name to negotiate the amount of the cost.
During the dialog on the cellphone, the police officer made an explicit demand, stating…
“You need to pay the court 500,000 baht for the momentary launch of the suspect. Are you convenient for that? And may I ask you straightly? Could you pay the identical amount to my team?”
The report was minimize off, and the lawyer, Krit, had not yet responded to the supply. Krit defined that the immigration police stated that the overseas man was imprisoned as a outcome of he was involved within the tried homicide case in Phuket. However, the officers refused to offer particulars of the case.
While Krit didn’t explicitly state whether his shopper in the end agreed to pay the bribes or not, he did reveal that the suspect was subsequently released someday in February of this year..

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