The National-Anti Corruption Commission (NACC) has found former national police chief Pol Gen Chakthip Chaijinda guilty of procurement irregularities in relation to the acquisition of 260 smart patrol cars worth more than 900 million baht.
Speaking after the NACC’s major committee meeting on Tuesday, secretary-general Niwatchai Kasemmongkol said a decision was reached to take legal action against Pol Gen Chakthip and 45 of his associates after finding grounds to Mr Niwatchai’s allegation of irregularities in the project.
Chakthip: Set to face legal action
The move to procure smart patrol cars saw a contract inked with Genius Traffic System Co Ltd for fiscal years 2018 and 2019.
The procurement included 230 electric vehicles, each equipped with high-technology tools such as a roof-top camera, a notebook or a notepad, a passport verification tool as well as…