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Police Tuesday slapped city council chairman Pipat Lappattana with bribery, extortion, intimidation and racketeering charges following allegations that he demanded protection money from street vendors. 

City councillor for Bang Rak district and council chairman, Pipat Lappattana, is escorted by a military officer to the Crime Suppression Division for questioning on Aug 14, following an accusation of extorting money.  (Photo by Patipat Janthong)

Authorities earlier pressed the same charges against Prasert Prommi, who is alleged to be the advisor to the city councillor for Bang Rak district and council chairman.

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