Director-General of District 1 prosecutors ordered additional examinations of ‘watermelon cases’ on many issues since June 17, marking a 15-day line. leading to cut off the right to sue the prosecutor
20 June 2022 – At the Office of the Attorney General, Government Center, Chaeng Watthana Road, Mr. Prayut Petchkun, Deputy Director-General of the Office of Special Litigation As Deputy Spokesperson for the Office of the Attorney General Announcing the progress of the case According to the investigating officer Muang Nonthaburi Police Station has submitted the case of criminal investigation number 234/2565 (the case of the death of Nida Patcharaveerapong or Watermelon to the prosecutor of Nonthaburi Province for consideration on April 26, 65, which is an important case that the people as well as The media was interested in following up and presenting the news continuously that after the prosecutor of Nonthaburi Province had considered this case Initially, the case file was submitted to the Director-General of the Attorney General, Region 1 for consideration.
Subsequently, Mr. Teeranon Waidee, Director-General of the District 1 Prosecutor, by virtue of Section 15 of the Public Prosecutor and Public Prosecutor’s Organization Act 2010, set up a working group to consider and order the case file. with the Deputy Director-General of the Attorney General Region 1 as the head of the working group. From the review of the working group’s rhetoric, there are several important issues that need further investigation. to end the current The working group therefore proposed the Director-General of the District 1 Prosecutor to order further investigations. The Director-General of the District 1 Prosecutor ordered an additional investigation. according to the proposed working group And there was a letter dated June 17, 65 ordering the investigating officer to complete an additional investigation within 15 days. In this class, it is necessary to wait for further investigation results. When the results of further investigation are complete The Working Group and the Director-General of the District 1 Prosecutor, which will be due on June 23, are still scheduled. because the investigating officer may submit additional examination documents in time But if not in time, it must be postponed.
Mr. Prayut said the issue with some people giving news to the media that if the victims file the case before the court, the prosecutor will not be able to prosecute the case again. The said person referred to the regulations of the Office of the Attorney General on In the criminal proceedings of the Public Prosecutor, B.E. 2563, the Office of the Attorney General would like to clarify that the opinion of such person is incorrect. both according to the law and regulations of the Office of the Attorney General That is to say, the Attorney General’s Office Regulations on Criminal Prosecution of Public Prosecutors B.E. whether the prosecution was filed before or after the prosecutor received the investigation file. and whether the case that the injured person has already filed a lawsuit Whether or not the court has judged The public prosecutor will order the termination of the prosecution.” And the opinion of such person is also not in accordance with the law as provided in the Criminal Procedure Code.
When asked whether the prosecution itself and the prosecution’s prosecution would affect the case, Mr. Prayut said that in this respect he would not interfere. and did not ask for an opinion But the prosecutor will proceed according to the evidence in the case. As for the issues that have been examined for several more recent issues It is a secret lawsuit cannot be disclosed. because it would be a detriment to justice. But it can be said that it is an important issue in all cases.
“To make a statement this time Because a lawyer made a clip referring to the law of the Attorney General’s Office spread on social media as If the injured person filed a lawsuit by himself, it would disqualify the public prosecutor. We have to come out and clarify because it does not match the law and regulations of the Public Prosecutor’s Office,” said Deputy Spokesperson for the Office of the Attorney General.