Police Spokesperson admits Chokchai Police moved slot machines to Khon Kaen

Police Major General Yingyod Thepjamnong the Police Spokesperson reported that officers from the Chokchai Police Station in Nakhon Ratchasima Province provided convenience in moving over 400 slot machines out of the area. The responsible police officers helped move these slot machines out of the Provincial Police Region 2 area into a warehouse located in the main city of Khon Kaen Province. An investigation committee was formed to discover the truth about the information received. Evidence has confirmed that the responsible officials did have a part in moving the slot machines. The Provincial Police Region 3 will set up another investigation committee to find out the truth with officers that were involved.


Officials have collected evidence including security footage from a gas station in Chokchai, Nakhon Ratchasima. The footage showed an officer talking to persons who moved the slot machines. There is also footage showing the trucks carrying these slot machines on the road from Nakhon Ratchasima to the warehouse in Khon Kaen. Police Lieutenant General Roi Ingpairoj Assistant Commission-General and other related officials inspected a warehouse on 19 January 2020. Inside the warehouse were 418 slot machines all in new condition and worked after they were plugged in. Together the slot machines are worth approximately 40 million THB.


Credit: Khaosod


An investigation was started following the discovery of the slot machines in the Provincial Police Region 2 area. Information revealed the slot machines have been moved to a warehouse in Khon Kaen. Police General Suwat Jangyodsuk Commissioner-General received a report of the discovery. Before the warehouse was inspected police found 418 slot machines in Chokchai District. Evidence confirms that the Chokchai police helped provide convenience so the machines could be relocated without any issues.


FB Caption: 418 slot machines were moved from Chokchai District, Nakhon Ratchasima to a warehouse in Khon Kaen Province.


Source: Khaosod