King endorses new police chief
- Published: 10 Aug 2012 at 21.00
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His Majesty the King on Friday endorsed the appointment of Adul Saengsingkaew as the new national police chief, succeeding Pol Gen Priewpan Damapong, who is due to retire on Sept 30.
Pol Gen Adul Saengsingkaew (Photo by Post Today)
The new chief will take office on Oct 1, a Prime Minister's Office announcement said.
Pol Gen Adul is currently a deputy national police chief overseeing RTP security affairs, and also the secretary-general of the Office of the Narcotics Control Board. He is due to retire in two years.
He said he had just returned from inspecting security work in the southern border provinces when he learned about the royal endorsement.
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