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Three policemen at Suvarnabhumi Airport are expected to be suspended pending investigation after they were charged with involvement in an international wildlife smuggling syndicate. 

Pol Sgt Maj Samai Ratchjangvang, Pol Sgt Jakkapan Panprasert and Pol Sgt Phetcharit Panthaisong were charged on Wednesday with the trafficking rhinoceros horns into Thailand on Jan 6.

Their superior, Pol Col Phumin Singhasoot, chief of Suvarnabhumi Airport station, was summoned by Samut Prakan provincial police chief Pol Maj Gen Thatchai Hongthong on Thursday for a briefing.

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