Searched 25 spots, suspected cold storage, hoarding pigs, only 4 of which reported possession of more than 5,000 kilograms.

Thairath Online

21 Jan 2022 12:35

“Big Den-Dumrongsak Kittipraphat led a team to launch operations to clear 25 cold storage, hoarding pigs in the metropolitan provinces, found that 4 companies reported their possession of more than 5,000 kg of pigs, but have not yet notified many more.

At about 10:30 a.m. on January 21, 2022, Pol. Gen. Damrongsak Kittipraphat, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Police, Pol. Lt. Gen. Thanayut Wutthijarathamrong, Commander-in-Chief of Police. 7, Mr. Narong Rakroi, Governor of Samut Sakhon Province, Pol Maj. Gen. Apichart Wannaphak, Commander-in-Chief of Samut Sakhon Provincial Police, Pol. Maj. Gen. Anan. Nana Sombat, Commander-in-Chief of the CCP; Provincial Livestock Pol., Ms. Saranakom Boonkom, Specialist Specialist, Trade Economic Development and Supervision Group (KKU), Provincial Commerce Office, K.O.P. brought in to inspect the cold storage with pork hoarding behavior at the same time, 11 targets in Samut Sakhon Province

Pol Gen Damrongsak revealed that the Prime Minister was concerned about the rising price of pork. ordered relevant agencies to expedite investigations and suppression due to the past A large amount of pork is brought into the cold storage room. This is why pork is expensive. Today, there has been an integration of forces from all parties involved to inspect 25 points at the same time, of which 11 in Samut Sakhon province have been inspected.

Pol Gen Damrongsak said from the investigation that there are 25 companies in metropolitan provinces such as Samut Sakhon that operate cold storage business. May be guilty of an offense under the Act on Products and Services B.E. Therefore, the force was brought in for inspection. found that some companies amount of pork beyond the law Some claim that the notification is in progress. because I just got to know the rules which must be examined clearly further If found not notified will have a fault accordingly The Act on the Price of Goods and Services, B.E. It will be an offense under Section 137 of the Penal Code, punishable by imprisonment for not more than 6 months or a fine of not more than 1,000 baht, or both.

Mr Narong Rakroi, Governor of Samut Sakhon province, said that there are now 4 cold storage companies. who have notified the possession of more than 5,000 kg of pig carcasses and there are still many companies in the process of notifying Claims to have just received the notice of the Office of the Central Committee on Intermediate Prices of Goods and Services, No. 1, subject to notification form according to the announcement of the Central Committee on 6 Jan. 65 in the past.

On the other hand, Mr. Nuttawut Hunmeethong, a professional commercial scholar Department of Internal Trade The Ministry of Commerce said the owner of 500 or more live pigs and the owner of the slaughtered pig. Sliced ​​Pork The quantity is from 5,000 kg. or more. Must inform the amount of raising, purchase, distribution, otherwise there will be an offense under Section 25 (3), (5) of the Act on the price of goods and services. Imprisonment for not more than 1 year or a fine of not more than 20,000 baht, or both. and a fine of not more than 2,000 baht per day throughout the period of violation or until notified

Pol Maj Gen Damrongsak also said that Pol Gen Suwat Chaengyodsuk, the police chief, urged police officers in all areas to coordinate with relevant agencies in the province. to check these cold storage companies If found that there is still pork hoarding behavior until causing the price of pork to rise even higher to strictly prosecute There will be representatives from the Department of Internal Trade. Ministry of Commerce be a complainer and in the afternoon of the same day It will continue to integrate forces to examine the remaining targets.

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