Former police chief ‘Joe Ferrari’ says he just wished to “scare suspect”

A former police chief charged with murder after a medicine suspect died when a number of plastic luggage were placed over his head during questioning, says he just wished to scare the sufferer. Thitisan Utthanaphon, aka. Joe Ferrari in Thai media, a police chief in the northern province of Nakhon Sawan on the time, told the courtroom that he by no means supposed to kill 24 yr outdated Jeerapong Thanapat.
Thitisan, together with 6 alleged accomplices, all former police officers, are all on trial on the Central Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases. According to a Bangkok Post report, the defendants say they posed as prospects so as to arrest Jeerapong and his spouse on medicine offences on August four, final 12 months. Thitisan admits to having positioned plastic baggage over the suspect’s head whereas he was beneath interrogation but insists this was merely an try and scare him.
Thitisan Utthanaphon was captured on video in a violent interrogation of a suspect in an alleged medication case, throughout which the superintendent together with his subordinates positioned 6 plastic baggage over the man’s head and tied his arms behind his back which led to his suffocation until he died.
The video of the botched interrogation and torture went viral, stunning viewers of the violent police treatment of a suspect. The police station CCTV footage was leaked by a junior officer.
ติดตั้งโซล่าเซลล์Huawei and 6 different officers were subsequently arrested and charged within the investigation. Thitisan can additionally be being investigated for his function in the seizure, resale, and possession of high-end automobiles. The former police chief earned the nickname Joe Ferrari because of his collection of luxury autos.
His belongings, which were seized as a half of the investigation, also embrace a 57-million-baht mansion in Bangkok. In complete, investigating officers have seized assets valued at a hundred thirty million baht, including 24 cars valued at 70 million baht, a apartment value 1.5 million baht, and 18 weapons worth 720,000 baht.
The subsequent listening to will happen on March 16.
You can read some more concerning the early police investigations into the ‘Joe Ferarri’ case HERE..

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