The men, who were each armed with a gun, raided the shop and handcuffed Nuttapong Jitsaguan over alleged drug and money-laundering charges, which Nuttapong denied. They took him upstairs to the residential area to search for guns and drugs before searching another house, he said. Posing as ONCB officers is a crime punishable by up to one year in prison, a Bt20,000 fine or both. Compelling someone based on fear is punishable by up to three years’ imprisonment, a fine of up to Bt6,000 or both. Illegal detention is punishable by up to three years in jail, a Bt6,000 fine or both.
Source: The Nation Bangkok December 07, 2017 11:12 UTC