‘Wirot’ submits a letter to ‘DSI’ pointing out doubts about the death of ‘Pol. Superintendent Bem’ in the ‘Kamnan Nok’ case, whether government officials are considered to have violated the Torture Prevention Act or not. Request to consider this as a special case
On 21 November 2023 atDepartment of Special Investigation (DSI) Government Center, Chaengwattana Road, Bangkok Mr.Wirot Lakkhanaadisorn List of MPs Progress Party Submit a letter to DSI Ask the special case investigator to consider investigating the facts of the death case. Police Colonel Wachira Yawathaisong or “Big director“According to the Prevention and Suppression of Torture and Disappearance of Persons Act 2022
Mr. Wirot said that from the case of Pol. Col. Wachira Yaowthaisong, Superintendent 2, Highway Police Division. Was found dead on September 11, 2023 at a house in the Khlong Song area, Khu Khot Subdistrict, Lam Luk Ka District, Pathum Thani Province. There are doubts that appear in the media. whether there is a possibility or not that it will be considered an offense under Prevention and Suppression of Torture Act Because before his death, Pol. Col. Wachira was taken to stay at a hotel in the Muang Thong Thani area, his mobile phone was confiscated, and there was information from several news agencies that there was a possibility that he was being watched by several police officers. In front of the room The reason for believing that this is so This is because CCTV shows Pol. Col. Wachira using the fire escape to leave the hotel and take a taxi. If the said director is not detained Why didn’t you leave the hotel through the normal channels?
When considering The Prevention and Suppression of Torture and Enforced Disappearance Act 2022 therefore has 2 main reasons to be suspicious.
Point one The police who are “State officials” according to Section 3, paragraph two of the Prevention and Suppression of Torture Act, took Pol. Col. Wachira to stay at a hotel room in the Muang Thong Thani area. On the night of September 10, 2023, Pol. Col. Wachira’s phone was kept and Pol. Col. Wachira’s relatives were not informed about these circumstances. It is considered to be a detention where one’s fate is concealed. Is this an offense of causing the disappearance of a person under Section 7 of the Act?
The second issue is that Pol. Col. Wachira later shot himself and died. According to the results of the autopsy and the results of the forensic examination Therefore, there is reason to suspect that before Pol. Col. Wachira shot himself to death, Pol. Col. Wachira had been treated in some way by government officials. that is considered an action that causes pain or serious suffering to the body or mind. Or acts that are cruel, inhumane, or degrading to human dignity according to Sections 5 and 6 of the said Act or not?
Mr. Wirot also said that the death of Pol. Col. Wachira in any way It is related to the truck tribute. The value of corruption is more than 20 billion baht per year. Linked to high-ranking government officials and many senior police officers Therefore, it must be accepted that this is a complex case. All of this falls within the criteria that the Department of Special Investigation will accept as a special case. He hopes that the DSI will expedite the investigation to ensure fairness. Give the answer to society as soon as possible.