Warder guilty of taking inmate's bribe

Warder guilty of taking inmate's bribe

A warder at Chon Buri Central Prison has been found guilty of pocketing a bribe from an inmate jailed for murder.

Thawatchai Chaiwat, deputy director-general of the Corrections Department, said yesterday the warder was found guilty by an internal probe of taking the bribe from the inmate in exchange for securing an early prison release. The inmate was imprisoned in 2008 and was released on parole in April this year.

Mr Thawatchai said the warder has asked for his appeal deadline to be extended so that he can provide a statement in response.

The warder was handed a week to provide the statement.

Do you like the content of this article?
COMMENT (1)

Vaccinated holidaymakers flock to Koh Kut in Trat

TRAT: More than 1,000 vaccinated holidaymakers flocked to Koh Kut, a popular tourist destination off the coast of this eastern province on Friday, the first day of a three-day long holiday weekend.

18:44

China bans all crypto transactions

BEIJING: China has banned all cryptocurrency transactions and vowed to stop illegal crypto mining, delivering the toughest blow yet to the trillion-dollar industry.

18:38

Singapore returns to work-from-home as Covid cases surge

Singapore made work-from-home the default and tightened rules to allow a maximum of two people to meet in restaurants or other social settings, as it seeks to rein in mostly mild cases that could otherwise quadruple in two weeks and overburden hospitals.

18:26