Phuket’s new ‘top cop’ arrives on the island

PHUKET: Phuket’s new Provincial Police Commander, Maj Genl Ong-art Phiewruangnont, has arrived in Phuket.

On arriving here yesterday evening, in a convoy of nine police vehicles, Maj Gen Ong-art first visited Baan Muang Mai stone and then the Heroines Monument, to pay his respects to Phuket’s illustrious history and cultural heritage.

Speaking to the Phuket Gazette before his arrival, Maj Gen Ong-art emphasized his transparent approach to the top job.

“Anyone who has a problem that the police might be able to solve is welcome to come and talk to me. I will help you all, to the very best of my abilities,” he said.

Before accepting this position, Maj Gen Ong-art was the commander of the Nakhon Ratchasima Provincial Police in Northeastern Thailand.

— Thawit Bilabdullar

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