Thai Police Make Arrest Without Help, Give Themselves Cash Reward

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UNILAD thai 215 Thai Police Make Arrest Without Help, Give Themselves Cash Reward

After police in Thailand arrested a suspect in connection with the bombing of the country’s capital, they took some seriously unusual steps to reward themselves.

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They decided to keep the reward money that was offered to the public for any information that led to the capture of a suspect – because they managed to make the arrest without any help.

The £54,000 will be given to the officers who were involved in the apprehension of the man they were seeking.

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National police chief Somyot Poompanmoung spoke to journalists at a press conference, with the money clearly visible, and claimed:

This money should be given to officials who did their job.

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This arrest, I confirm is due purely to the work of police.

The bombing, on August 17th at Bangkok’s Erawan Shrine killed 20 people, with the male suspect arrested but not yet charged.


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