Former deputy attorney-general to be investigated over serious wrongdoings in Red Bull hit-and-run case

An investigation is to happen into alleged critical transgressions by a former deputy attorney-general involved within the 2012 hit-and-run case in opposition to Vorayuth Yoovidhya. Nate Naksuk is to be investigated over his decision to drop the fees in opposition to the Red Bull heir, who is accused of killing a Bangkok policeman in the hit-and-run incident.
The Bangkok Post reports that the investigation was ordered following yesterday’s assembly of the Public Prosecutor Commission, which was chaired by former attorney-general Pachara Yuttidhammadamrong. An earlier inquiry, chaired by Kayasit Pitsawongprakan from the PPC, had dominated that Nate had not committed any offence. That ruling however, was not endorsed at a latest PPC meeting on September 10.
At yesterday’s meeting, 9 out of thirteen members found Nate had acted inappropriately and exercised poor judgement in deciding to drop the fees towards Vorayuth. However, Refund that attorney-general Wongsakul Kittipromwong and his deputy Chaiya Premprasert abstained from ruling that Nate had used poor judgement.
As No problem of yesterday’s assembly, a staff is being put collectively to analyze the previous deputy attorney-general. The investigation shall be chaired by Thanapit Mulpruek, formerly chief of the Department of Special Litigation. He is predicted to appoint 2 different members. The panel may have up to 60 days to conclude the investigation, however Pachara adds that it can additionally be prolonged 3 times.
If Nate is discovered guilty of significant disciplinary breaches, he might face dismissal. However, the former deputy attorney-general will have the right to attraction the choice in opposition to him by petitioning the Administrative Court..

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