Policing the pirates
The strange case of the alleged ‘pirate’ policemen…
Three accused police ‘pirates’ discharged from duty
WRITER: WASSANA NANUAM
Three Satun police officers who allegedly trespassed into Malaysian waters to arrest a Malaysian fishing trawler on Aug 19 have been temporarily discharged from official duties, pending an investigation, Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon said on Wednesday.
The trio were apprehended by Malaysian marine police during the incident. They would be released and returned to Thailand, either on Wednesday or Thursday, Gen Prawit said.
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