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23 February 2014 :: 15:02:24 pm 82528

Police Assault on a Man was Posted on YouTube

Deputy Inspector police of Bangkok Highway Police Division assaulted a man that violated a traffic law. He was punched in his face and strangled by the law less police officer. The whole incident was caught on video by bystanders and posted on YouTube.
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BANGKOK – February 22, 2014 [Pattaya Daily News]; journalists reported that right now there is an extensive criticism about the inappropriate behaviour of one high way police that assaulted and threatened a man who was captured on video by bystanders who then posted it on YouTube were it was viewed by lots of people.

In the video clip it clearly showed the incident occurred at 4.30 p.m. on February 21, 2014 at Karnjanaphisek road on the express lane, Bang Khae Sub-district, Bang Khae District. It showed the moment when a man was standing arguing with the police. He was arrested and claimed that he rode his motorbike to see his younger brother and was chased by some students from an educational institution which caused him to lose control and collided with a car in the express lane. The highway police who were driving a Honda police car license number 2 Mor Lor 8229 Bangkok, didn’t listen to the man’s story and tried to arrest him in the allegation of driving on the express lane. They then started an argument until finally the man admitted his fault and told the police to fine him, but the police insisted that he had to take his motorbike to the Highway Police Division.

A few moments later there was another man wearing a white shirt who was driving a highway police car that arrived at the scene. He got out of the car and punched the arrested man in the face and claimed that he was a member of the public and was angry because of the traffic jam that had been caused by the incident. He then squeezed the man’s neck and forced him to sit down on the road but the man resisted and the man in the white shirt took out the handcuffs and threatened him. After a video clip of the incident publicised on the internet and the police officers knew that the man who was wearing the white shirt that assaulted the victim is a deputy inspector police officer who belongs to the Highway Police Division and isn’t a member of the public.

Pol.Col. Aphiprat Phatthanadee (Superintendent of Highway Police Division) said that he already knew about this incident and he had already commanded Pol.Lt.Col. Surakit In-am (Inspector) to investigate this case urgently. Iinitially Pol.Maj.Gen. Phongsit Saengphet (Commander) said that if he is found guilty he will be punished decisively according to the steps of the police’s discipline procedure.

Photo : Internet   Category : Thailand News

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