Two senior officers at Thong Lor police station, whose area covers the latest cluster of Covid-19 infections, were yesterday transferred to inactive posts.
Duangchote: Moved to inactive post
They are Pol Col Duangchote Suwannacharas, the station superintendent, and Pol Lt Col Thanakorn Ngamyen, a police inspector and acting deputy superintendent for crime suppression.
The duo have been shifted to the operation centre of the Metropolitan Police Division 5 (MPD5) by its commander, Pol Maj Gen Sophon Sarapat.
At least 18 Thong Lor officers have been infected with Covid-19, all of whom were responsible for patrolling public areas.
Krystal Club and Emerald Club, seen as the epicentre of the country's third wave of Covid-19 infections, are both in the station's jurisdiction.
Pol Col Kampanat Arunkhiriroj, a deputy superintendent, has been made acting superintendent of Thong Lor police and Pol Lt Col Thanathip Chompoonit, a police inspector, is its acting deputy superintendent.