OPP lends a gun to the body of the net The case of 5 hunters killing a tiger in Thong Pha Phum forest
Date 15 Jan 2022 time 20:54
Kanchanaburi-Nor. Thong Pha Phum report additional charges 5 hunters kill 2 tigers, police officers lending guns may be prosecuted for supporting
Mr. Charoen Jaichon, Head of Thong Pha Phum National Park Has traveled to meet with Police Lieutenant Tham Khemthong, deputy senator (investigation) of Pilok Police Station, to file a lawsuit against 5 suspects in a gang killing two wild tigers. The incident occurred at Huai Pilok Forest, Village No. 4, Pilok Subdistrict, Thong Pha Phum District, Kanchanaburi Province, in Thong Pha Phum National Park. and Khao Chang Phueak National Reserved Forest Between 8-11 January 2022, 1 additional charge, totaling 11 charges
Mr. Charoen said that from interrogation the accused testified that cattle and buffalo animals were brought into the forest area, including using lures for hunting wild animals. which is well known that it is a national park forest area And on the day of the incident, the officers detected the accused’s pet dog, signaling a howling sound, alerting them to flee the arrest. Therefore, it is an offense under the National Park Act 2019, Section 21 and Section 48, paragraph two, on the grounds of bringing or releasing animals into the national park without permission. and are endangered species or cause severe ecological impacts in national parks. Which is an offense under Section 48, paragraph 2, punishable by imprisonment for not more than 1 year or a fine of not more than 100,000 baht, or both.
In the case of the defendant that Winchester 5-shot shotgun The serial number of the gun 1526415 that fell on the scene was borrowed from the authorities. P.P.P. for protection only. In this case, if the evidence from the police forensic officers came out that the two dead tigers were shot with such firearms. will proceed to file a lawsuit against the officers who acted on the basis of any acts which helps or facilitating or supporting, shall be punished with two-thirds of the offense committed as well.