Kathu police boss moving to new post
PHUKET: Pol Col Kokiat Wongvorachart, superintendent of Kathu Police Station – which is also responsible for Patong – is to move on Friday to a new post as a deputy provincial commander of Nakhon Sri Thammarat Provincial Police. He will be replaced by Pol Lt Col Paween Pongsirin, currently the litigation deputy superintendent of Phuket Town Police Station. Pol Col Daecha Bootnampeth, superintendent of Koh Samui Police Station, will move to Phuket as a deputy commander of Phuket Provincial Police, replacing Pol Col Udomwit Waechakoon, who is retiring. Before moving to Koh Samui two years ago, Col Daecha was the superintendent of Chalong Police Station. The changes come as part of the annual reshuffling of government officials around the country. This year, 148 police superintendents and deputy provincial commanders have been moved to new posts.
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