Thai lady accuses RTP of kidnapping, extorting 1 million baht from her boss

The Royal Thai Police (RTP) are within the headlines once once more for all the wrong causes after a Thai woman accused RTP officers of kidnapping and extorting 1 million baht from her boss within the Din Daeng district of Bangkok. Police reported that initial CCTV footage revealed that two of the boys within the felony group appeared similar to Immigration Bureau police inspectors but it wasn’t conclusive.
Namee Saelee filed a grievance at Din Daeng Police Station yesterday, reporting that she and her Chinese employer, sixty two 12 months outdated Qi, had been kidnapped on Friday, March 10, by a gang of six males, who seemed like RTP officers.
The 38 year previous Thai woman revealed that she had been hired by Qi as an interpreter to help him with his passport and visa renewal on the Chaeng Watthana Government Complex on the day of the kidnapping.
Namee met Qi at his house in Soi Pracha Songkhro 2 in the Din Deang district of Bangkok and Qi’s pal drove them to the visa renewal advanced. However, they had been advised that Qi didn’t have the correct paperwork in order that they returned home to recheck the paperwork.
Upon their return, they seen three sedans parked in entrance of Qi’s home, and a bunch of six men who looked much like RTP officers had been ready for them. The group and Qi’s good friend appeared to know one another.
Namee claims that the gang then bundled her and Qi into totally different automobiles and drove off. Recognized of the men claimed to be a police officer and interrogated her about her relationship with Qi. She told them that she met Qi final 12 months and worked for him as an interpreter.
Namee reported that the gang drove along Chang Wattana Road for 4 to 5 hours before releasing them again to Qi’s home in the evening.
Qi later confessed that he was dwelling in Thailand illegally and that he was utilizing the stolen identification card of a Thai man. Qi revealed that his friend, who drove them to the visa renewal office, managed all the paperwork for him, and betrayed him.
Qi additionally revealed that the gang demanded US$60,000 (about 2 million baht) from him, and threatened to charge him with forging his identification card if he refused to pay. Qi eventually negotiated and paid US$30,000 to the gang. He requested his son to transfer the cash in crypto to the criminal cryptocurrency account by way of the imtoken software.
Namee revealed that she has been unable to contact Qi for the rationale that incident and later learned that he had returned to China to reside along with his son. She was nervous about her security and wished to know whether or not RTP officers have been involved in any felony activity.
Din Daeng Police Station officers revealed Qi was utilizing the Thai ID card of a 55 12 months outdated Thai man named Saroj Thongkamai who lived in Samut Prakarn province near Bangkok.
They additionally discovered that two of the six individuals within the gang looked much like police inspectors from the Immigration Bureau.
An investigation is ongoing to determine whether or not the 2 officers had been involved in the incident..

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