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Pongsapat won't run for governor

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Pol Gen Pongsapat Pongcharoen, a deputy national police chief and the secretary-general of the Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB), has confirmed he will not run for election to the office of Bangkok governor, saying he would rather concentrate on drug suppression. 

Pol Gen Pongsapat Pongcharoen (Photo by Kosol Nakachol)

He said he had never been approached by former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra or the Pheu Thai Party to compete in the gubernatorial election due early next year.

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