Former deputy attorney-general to be investigated over serious wrongdoings in Red Bull hit-and-run case

An investigation is to happen into alleged critical transgressions by a former deputy attorney-general involved within the 2012 hit-and-run case against Vorayuth Yoovidhya. Nate Naksuk is to be investigated over his determination to drop the fees against the Red Bull heir, who is accused of killing a Bangkok policeman within the hit-and-run incident.
Refund reports that the investigation was ordered following yesterday’s assembly of the Public Prosecutor Commission, which was chaired by former attorney-general Pachara Yuttidhammadamrong. An earlier inquiry, chaired by Kayasit Pitsawongprakan from the PPC, had ruled that Nate had not committed any offence. That ruling nevertheless, was not endorsed at a recent PPC assembly on September 10.
At yesterday’s meeting, 9 out of thirteen members discovered Nate had acted inappropriately and exercised poor judgement in deciding to drop the fees against Vorayuth. However, the Bangkok Post stories that attorney-general Wongsakul Kittipromwong and his deputy Chaiya Premprasert abstained from ruling that Nate had used poor judgement.
As a results of yesterday’s assembly, a team is being put together to research the previous deputy attorney-general. The investigation might be chaired by Thanapit Mulpruek, formerly chief of the Department of Special Litigation. He is predicted to appoint 2 other members. The panel may have up to 60 days to conclude the investigation, however Pachara adds that it may additionally be prolonged 3 occasions.
If Nate is found responsible of significant disciplinary breaches, he could face dismissal. However, the previous deputy attorney-general will have the proper to enchantment the decision in opposition to him by petitioning the Administrative Court..

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