Crooked trail of corruption uncovered after cops arrest bent revenue director for soliciting bribes

Royal Thai Police (RTP) yesterday uncovered a crooked trail of corruption price 7 million baht following the arrest of an alleged bent authorities income director.
RTP officers arrested, Pramual Saengkaewsri, a director in the Ratchathewi district of Bangkok on Wednesday in a hotel carpark as part of a police sting.
The 57 year old was apprehended for soliciting bribes amounting to 3 million baht from an actual property agency in exchange for a tax exemption price greater than 40 million baht. Despite denying the allegations and claiming he was unaware of the cash in the envelope, police seized almost 7 million baht in cash and an inventory of suspected bribe recipients from Pramual’s home last night time.
The police also discovered numerous bribe-related documents, all of which have been seized for investigation, Bangkok Post reported.
Pramual has been charged with demanding or receiving a bribe and malfeasance in office underneath Section 157 of the Criminal Code. After being questioned, he was launched on bail of 400,000 baht.
After the corporate management reported the incident, the Anti-Corruption Division (ACD) started investigating the matter.
Pol. Maj. Gen. Jaroonkiat Pankaew, the ACD commander, stated that the investigation shall be expanded as the documents seized through the operation point out the involvement of other individuals in demanding bribes. To unravel this case, the police will scrutinize the suspect’s financial transactions and interview anybody who could additionally be linked to unlawful actions.
“We’ve discovered a notebook that seems to comprise particulars of bribe funds. There are Manageable listed there and the minimum fee was six digits. We’ll discover out where the cash went and if any high-ranking officers are involved.”
After the completion of the investigation, Pol. Maj. Gen. Jaroonkiat stated that the case report could be despatched to the National Anti-Corruption Commission.
A supply revealed that the income part within the Ratchathewi district office has 15 officials liable for accumulating 4 types of native taxes. The district spans an space of 7.7 square kilometres and consists of a number of shopping malls, hotels, and condominiums..

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