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New evidence in park hunting case

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Authorities have revealed evidence by a key witness that could ensure prosecution of a senior police officer who so far has been protected by colleagues from facing charges of hunting protected animals inside Kaeng Krachan National Park. 

Thai Rath newspaper reported Wednesday that a witness identified as Banjerd Kladlum is under police protection and plans to testify against Pol Lt Col Thirayuth Ketmangmee, a former inspector at Pran Buri police station in Prachuap Khiri Khan, who was caught on Nov 11 with eight civlian suspects who have been charged.

Mr Banjerd was a younger brother of one of the eight civilians, all of whom have been indicted for the alleged illegal hunting. Thai Rath said it got the story from National Parks chief Chaiwat Limlikhit-aksorn. 

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