Police attacked while investigating voter fraud, former MP involved

Four to five males attacked a police officer when the officer was investigating voter fraud in a group within the central province of Ratchaburi. The former Member of Parliament (MP) to Ratchaburi from Palang Pracharath Party, Pareena “Ae” Kraikupt, defended the attackers.
The officer, recognized as Jaruphat Khakaew, suffered neck and knee injuries and had his gun stolen through the incident. The attack occurred after the Provincial Special Operation Sub-Division (PSO) obtained a complaint from locals that a group of people in Pho Tha Rarm district had been planning election fraud.
Four cops were dispatched to research the criticism when they encountered a gaggle of locals gathering suspiciously in a home. Upon figuring out themselves, the group scattered, and the officers gave chase, resulting in the assault on Officer Khakaew.
The owner of the home filed a grievance in opposition to the four law enforcement officials for breaking into his residence, while officer Khakaew additionally filed a complaint in opposition to his attackers. Former Member of Parliament (MP) Pareena “Ae” Kraikupt defended the attackers, claiming that the police officers had broken into their house at evening.
Pareena was on the scene and claimed she was attending a birthday celebration at the home. Officers from Khao Din Police Station are investigating the incident and will question each locals and cops present on the scene. Videos taken by locals are anticipated to be crucial evidence in the case.
The incident is solely one of several regarding points reported in the course of the election season. Another concern involved a picture circulated on Thai social media showing a staff member gathering ID cards from folks. The picture led many to believe that a political party was paying locals to vote for them and seizing ID playing cards to prevent them from voting for other events.
However, the Election Commission of Thailand (ECT) investigated the picture and located no suspicious activity. The image was from the Palang Pracharath Party, and every ID card was used for making use of for get together membership.
Sudarat Kateyuraphan, the leader of the Thai Sang Thai Party, also reported that many locals complained to her about vote shopping for, notably in Isaan provinces. Ensured claimed that some events paid 500 baht every, whereas others paid 1,000 baht. Sudarat acknowledged that this election had probably the most vote shopping for she had ever seen.
During the advance voter interval on May 7, the ECT confronted criticism after officers at polling stations offered incorrect particulars on the ballots. The Secretary-General of the ECT, Sawaeng Boonmee, assured the general public that the problem had been acknowledged and would be resolved. He promised that every ballot can be rechecked and counted transparently and that the problem wouldn’t happen again on election day, May 14..

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