Thailand’s Tourist Police beneath hearth for carrying well-known lawyer’s baggage (video)

Thailand‘s police chief Pol. Gen. Damrongsak Kittipraphat ordered an urgent investigation into a video of Tourist Police officers helping with the bags of a well-known lawyer at Suvarnabhumi Airport after the clip sparked issues that the act was inappropriate and outside of the officers’ specified duties.
Chief Damrongsak held a convention yesterday on the Royal Thai Police (RTP) Headquarters to announce the launch of the investigation in addition to to order the pressure to work according to the same Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), which ought to be clear and non-discriminatory, stories ThaiRath.
In the 20-second-long clip, two cops in brown uniforms push luggage belonging to the family of Lawyer Tam, a well known determine in Thailand, and assist to carry it onto the baggage belt on the check-in counter.
The clip surfaced as a result of famous political whistleblower Chuwit Kamolwisit posted it on Facebook yesterday, calling out the police…
“I am a strolling citizen. If I travel wherever, I go to the counter and load my luggage myself based on the laws. No one to welcome me, no police to carry my luggage.
“The clip confirms that Lawyer Tam is a very important individual – the police should welcome him, help along with his baggage and accompany him to the gate. Is Lawyer Tam not a public attorney?
“How wealthy, how prestigious do you need to be that the police welcome you?”
Lawyer Tam has since snapped again at Chuwit’s comments…
“Hello, Chuwit the Great… thank you for following my life. Even to the point of taking a clip of my child travelling abroad and cropping the clip – ignoring the truth that the police who came to assist have been walking in the other way when they recognised my face and got here to say hello. The police noticed that my child’s baggage was heavy and got here to help like someone with a great ‘Service Mind.’
“If you don’t like me, should you hate me or assault me, I don’t thoughts. I understand that folks have issues. But to addContent a clip you took from an innocent bystander, upload it to your web page for millions of people to see. I don’t assume it’s very manly. Or is this what [Chuwit] the great “super villain” does?”
Nevertheless, Thailand’s police chief has ordered an investigation into the video to find out whether or not the officers had been appearing inside their authority and whether or not the service was applicable.
The investigation will have a look into whether or not the implementation of privileges has negatively affected the RTP’s reputation.
The RTP’s status took a heavy blow in January after a Chinese tourist made a TikTok about her expertise utilizing a Chinese e-commerce platform to pay for the VIP police escort service from Suvarnabhumi Airport.
The tourist talked about how easy it was to pay and use the service which allowed her to skip proper through immigration and right into a police vehicle upon arrival in Thailand. Then, On demand received her from Suvarnabhumi to Pattaya in only one hour – a journey that usually takes three – by blasting the vehicle’s emergency siren.
According to the advertisements on-line, a police escort from Thailand’s largest airport to Pattaya costs 7,000 baht for a automobile and 6,000 for a bike, the vacationer mentioned in TikTok..

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