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Policemen jailed for extortion

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The Bangkok South Criminal Court on Monday sentenced 10 former policemen each to 10 years imprisonment for conspiring to falsely accuse four officers of Narcotics Suppression Bureau of drug charges and holding them captive for purposes of coercion and ransom. 

Pol Capt Nut Cholnitiwanich is one of 10 former policemen sentenced to 10 years in prison by the Bangkok South Criminal Court on Monday Sept 30 2013 . (Photo by Apichit Jinakul)

The court was told in evidence that on Oct 6-8 2007 the gang members, two of them still at large, told the victims they were wanted on drug charges, abducted them and extorted false confessions from them. They also demanded a ransom of two million baht. 

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