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Deputy police chief Pongsapat Pongcharoen, who is in charge of drug suppression, said he is sorry for a wrongful shooting incident in which Bang Chan police opened fire at Chulalongkorn University student Apisada Sajjapanroj's car after mistaking her for a drug dealer on Saturday. He vowed to replace the damaged car with a new one and transfer three police officers to administrative duties elsewhere pending a fact-finding investigation. 

Apisada Sajjapanroj, centre, shows her car damaged by police bullets on Saturday to deputy police chief Pol Gen Pongsapat Pongcharoen, who visited her house and apologised to her. (Photo by Thanarak Khoonton)

Pol Gen Pongsapat offerred the apology at a press conference on Sunday in the presence of Pol Maj Gen Naiyawat Phadermchit, chief of the Metropolitan Police Division 4.

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