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‘Big Joke’ probing 6 million baht bribe paid by British detainee

  HEADING to northern Mae Hong Son province today (July 19) was Pol. Lt. Gen. Surachet Hakphan, or Big Joke, assistant to the National Police Chief, to investigate fraud charges against a police officer, who was his classmate at the police academy, in allegedly taking a 6 million baht bribe from a British detainee to

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House panel: Not enough evidence to back claim Prayut paid MPs 5m baht bribe

  A HOUSE of Representatives committee that investigated an allegation that Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha paid 5 million baht cash bribe to government MPs to vote for him during the no-confidence debate early September said today (Jan. 5) there was not enough evidence and eyewitnesses to support the claim, Amarin TV said. Dr. Sukit Atthopakorn,

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MPs involved in Prayut-rescuing payoff scandal urged to come out as witnesses

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE GOVERNMENT MPs who might have been offered five million baht in cash bribe to rescue Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha from a recent no-confidence motion were today (Sept. 17) strongly advised to come out as personal witnesses to the payoff scandal. Thai Liberal Party leader Seripisut Temiyavej, who concurrently acts

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