The Criminal Court for Corruption Cases ordered a prison sentence of 15 years for each person, 5 sq m.1, and extorted 10 million baht from a Chinese businessman. The person who pointed out the target was jailed for 10 years.
12 February 2024 – At the Central Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases road along the railway The court sits on the bench. Read the verdict in the Chinese money extortion case. Black criminal case number AT 94/2566 Red criminal case number AT 24/2567 at the prosecutor The Office of the Special Prosecutor, Department of Corruption Suppression Cases 2, is the plaintiff in filing the lawsuit. Police Lieutenant Peerasak Yimpaiboon, Commander of the Investigation Group, Immigration Division 1, along with 6 people, are defendants before the court. In the case of the defendants working together to fraudulently extort 10 million baht from Chinese people.
The plaintiff’s prosecutor stated that the complaint was filed against defendants 1 to 5, who were police officers. Under the Investigation Division of Immigration Division 1 (Immigration Division 1), the two Chinese victims were detained in a vehicle. Go to the enforcement office. Immigration 1, Chaengwattana Government Center area and did not bring the injured person into the office But instead he drove The two victims went to various places and negotiated to collect money from the first victim in exchange for not prosecuting. to the second victim, who is an alien with a Thai ID card illegally. The fifth defendant is not an official but was a co-planner and made an appointment for the victim to meet. In order for defendants 1 to 5 to be arrested and demand money, we request that all six defendants be punished according to the Criminal Code Sections 83, 26, 149, 253, 30, 310.
The court considered the testimony and evidence from both sides. It was seen that the plaintiff’s evidence had the weight to be heard firmly. According to the date and time of the incident, defendants 1 to 5, who received information from defendant 5, informed them about the first victim, a person of Chinese nationality. Identification card issued illegally Went out on duty to follow up and find the first victim, who was a person. The foreigner has behavior that should be suspicious. There was a second victim who acted as an interpreter, so he invited the two people into the car. Then negotiated to collect money from the first victim until an agreement was reached for 10 million baht by the son of the first victim. Transfer the digital money to the account number that the 2nd defendant informed him to transfer to. Defendants 1 to 5 then released the two persons. which officials jointly demand, receive, or agree to receive property or any other benefits for oneself or others illegally in order to act or not act in any position, regardless of whether the act is right or in accordance with the duty, and being a joint officer in performing or refraining from performing the duty. illegally In order to cause damage to anyone or act or refrain from performing duties dishonestly with the 5th defendant joining together to commit the said offense in a divided manner. Each other’s duty is to act as a conspirator in committing the crime with the defendant. 1 to number 5, but when defendant number 5 is not an official, he lacks specific qualifications as specifically prescribed by law. Therefore, there is an offense of being a supporter.
The official demands, receives, or agrees to receive property. or any other benefits for oneself or others illegally To act or refrain from doing anything in the position, regardless of whether the act is right or wrong in line with duty, and to support officials in performing or refraining from performing their duties illegally. To cause damage to anyone or act or refrain from performing duties dishonestly. The actions of the six defendants were a single act. Violations of many laws And when the actions of the six defendants are an offense according to Section 149 of the Criminal Code, which is a specific provision of the general provisions of Section 157, then there is no need to adjust the offense according to the Criminal Code, Section 157, which is a general provision.
However, when the facts appear that in inviting the injured person The two went to investigate because Victim 1 is an alien with characteristics that should be suspected of violating the law, with Victim 2 accompanying him as an interpreter. There was no evidence of the behavior of the 1st to 5th defendants which involved the use of force, coercion, rape or causing the two persons to fear that there would be danger to the life, body, freedom, reputation or property of the said person or others. In addition, according to the circumstances during the incident Victim No. 1 does not want defendants No. 1 to 5 to prosecute him. Therefore, the amount of money to be paid to defendants 1 to 5 was negotiated by the injured party. 2 helped the first victim negotiate and asked to divide the money from the first to the fifth defendant. In this case, it cannot be heard that the actions of the six defendants were a joint act of restraining or detaining or in any way causing others to be deprived of their bodily freedom. and jointly rape other people to do what? Do not do anything or submit to anything in fear of harm to the life, body, freedom, reputation or property of the person being raped. Yourself or someone else’s? Therefore, the actions of the six defendants were not such offenses.
Judgment that defendants 1 to 5 are guilty of crimes according to Section 149 of the Criminal Code in conjunction with Section 83. Defendant 6 is guilty of crimes according to Section 149 of the Criminal Code, including Section 83. Imprisonment of defendants 1 to 5 is 15 years each and the defendants are sentenced to imprisonment. 6th for 10 years
The court has conducted 6 proceedings, totaling the period from the filing date on June 13, 2023 to the judgment reading date of 7 months and 30 days.
Reporters reported that For the cause of this case As a result of the incident that occurred on March 10, 2023, Immigration Police officers jointly abducted Ms. Namee Sae Lee, age 38, a Thai woman who is a Chinese interpreter, along with Mr. Qi, another Chinese male friend, from House in the area of Soi Prachasongkroh 2, Din Daeng Subdistrict, Din Daeng District, before extorting assets into cryptocurrency in the past. Later, Ms. Namee filed a report on March 20, 2023 before the police asked the criminal court. Central corruption and misconduct cases Arrest warrants were issued for a total of 5 police officers and they were followed up and arrested in order: Police Lieutenant Colonel Sorawit Inlap, Detective Inspector, Immigration Division 1, Police Lieutenant Suriya Rukkhachat, Deputy Police Inspector, Immigration Division 1. Immigration Division 1, Police Lieutenant Peerasak Yimpaiboon, Commander of the Investigation Group, Immigration Division 1, Police Lieutenant Pravitphon Changrid. Deputy Inspector of Investigation, Immigration Division 1, and Police Lieutenant Colonel Jirapat Bunnam, Detective Inspector, Immigration Division 1, all were not released on bail for the joint arrest and Mr. Surachai Phattanachai. Charoen is 58 years old as the point person for the Immigration Police to abduct the Chinese victims. Accused according to arrest warrant Central Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases No. C.59/2023 dated 27 March 2023
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