Police Lieutenant General Sompong Chingduang the Immigration Bureau Police Chief confirms that the Biometrics system is efficient after Police Lieutenant General Surachet Hakpal the special advisor to the government’s office mentioned that the biometrics system was not efficient and the project is not transparent. Pol.Lt.Gen Sompong wants to know where he got such information because the biometrics system is used internationally and has helped arrest many international criminals who have been hiding in Thailand from the legal punishment in their own nations. The system has helped build Thailand’s security foundation. The system even helps prevent corruption which makes the biometrics system worth what it costs.
Police Major General Surapong Chaijan from the Immigration Police states that the biometrics system helps lift the nation’s immigration office to an international level, Pol.Lt.Gen Surachet should not bring in the biometrics system into his own personal conflicts. Officials from other government sectors have evaluated whether the biometrics system really works. Confirmations show that the system is efficient. Ever since he became the immigration police chief over a period of 6 months there have been 48 million people entering and leaving the nation. 4,353 arrests have been made to persons on the blacklist, 126,989 persons have been found to have overstayed in Thailand while 3,166 has been arrested with a total fine of over 240 Million THB. The project is transparent and can be verified at every process.
Police Major General Chuchat Tharichat from the Immigration Police showed the media immigration officials working at the Don Mueang International Airport in Bangkok. The Biometrics system is used to scan visitors entering and leaving Thailand with accuracy at a secure standard. The system has helped officials work more quickly with efficiency because the database is highly detailed. The biometrics system has helped arrest persons wanted by the Interpol and persons on the Blacklist. There are over 1,300 biometric devices across Thailand at international airports and borders.
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Source: INN News