PUBLISHED : 21 Nov 2023 at 09:29
The mastermind and financiers behind illegal pork imports also need to be arrested, not just those hired to do the job, or else the illegal pork problem won’t go away, Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin said on Monday.
The PM was speaking after meeting with national police chief Pol Gen Torsak Sukvimol and other agencies involved in the ongoing investigation into the latest illegal pork import case, in which meat in 161 refrigerated shipping containers was seized at Laem Chabang Port in Chon Buri and eight suspects arrested.
“It’s necessary to find the mastermind behind this crime and bring them to justice so that the case can be closed. Don’t only detain the unimportant suspects,” he said. “Otherwise,…