Thai cop resigns citing ‘protection of the guilty’

A Thai cop who mentioned he was a sergeant within the central Suphan Buri province resigned from his job. His resignation letter is making waves on social media. In the letter, which a fellow police officer posted on Facebook on Saturday, the officer cites “protection of the guilty” as one of the causes for the lack of morale amongst police. Bizarre is “neglect for honest officers,” Bangkok Post reported
The officer added in his assertion that he “never confronted a legal cost or underwent a review by a disciplinary committee.”
The officer who posted the letter wrote that he agreed with the letter. He said…
“I really feel the identical. If I wasn’t in debt with the police cooperative I would also contemplate resigning, not as a outcome of I don’t love the police, I love it very much, but as a end result of some higher-ups have made this organisation unbearable.”
The submit has since acquired an outpouring of help from different users, with many agreeing with the officer’s sentiments.
Another commenter posted a picture with the message “resignation is much less complicated than altering the culture of an organisation you don’t own.”
This information comes amid several allegations towards police in latest months, including involvement with Chinese gangsters in main gambling and extortion circumstances.
Earlier this month, Royal Thai Police (RTP) revealed they uncovered a large visa scam involving a hundred and ten bent immigration cops. RTP Deputy Commander Surachate “Big Joke” Hakparn held a press conference on the Police Club, the place he exposed particulars of the unlawful operation. The corrupt cops illegally supplied visas to foreigners, particularly Chinese buyers.
According to Big Joke, the outlaw officers formed a network with local visa companies, illegally issuing visas to foreigners, particularly Chinese investors seeking to do business in Thailand. The officers used pretend paperwork similar to membership certificates from a non-profit basis and pupil certifications from universities to grant visas.
Earlier this week, Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha admitted that corruption in the RTP has been ongoing for years and that each one concerned should assist clean up the police pressure..

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