Chuwong’s 300-million baht share embezzlement case dropped

The Department of Southern Bangkok Civil litigation has dropped charges against former deputy commerce minister Pol Lt Col Bunyin Tangphakorn and three other accomplices in a case that they were accused in a conspiracy to steal the shares of the slain construction tycoon Chuwong Sae Tang worth over 300 million baht last year.

Spokesman of the Office of the Attorney-General Somnuek Siengkong said the charges of forging official documents and the use of forged documents, theft and receiving stolen property, were filed by the Crime Suppression Division against Bunyin, Ms Kanthana Sivathanapol, a caddy and pretty, Ms Uracha Vajirakulthon, and her mother Srithara Promma in alleged involvement in the missing of listed stocks worth over 300 million baht from Chuwong's portfolios.

However all the changes were dropped by the Department of Southern Bangkok Civil litigation

He said the full investigation case file was under scrutiny by the deputy attorney-general.

If the deputy attorney-general agreed with the drop charge, then it would be forwarded to the Royal Thai Police, he said.

If the Royal Thai Police commissioner disagrees, the case will be returned to the Office of the Attorney General.

If the deputy attorney-general agrees to the charges, then all of them will be brought for prosecution immediately, he said.

He assured that justices would be provided for all relevant parties.

Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS)