Officer accused of drinking in office

A Border Patrol Police (BPP) officer in Tungsong District of the southern Thai province of Nakhon Si Thamarat is under investigation yesterday (Sept 16, 2019) for allegedly drinking alcohol in his office during working hours, the Thai-language Daily News reported.

Pol Lt-Col Somsak Faipakdee allegedly took a bottle of beer to drink in his office during working hours every day.

National police chief Pol-Gen Jaktip Chaichinda ordered an urgent investigation. If found guilty, Pol Lt-Col Somsak faces harsh disciplinary action.