DSI delivers material evidence of “Tangmo” case to the Central Institute of Forensic Science for examination

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DSI delivers material evidence of “Tangmo” case to the Central Institute of Forensic Science for examination

 

         

         On June 14, 2022, 2.00 p.m., at the Central Institute of Forensic Science, 8th floor, Ratthaprasasanabhakti Building (Government Complex, Building B), Mr. Triyarith Temahivong (the Director-General of the DSI) assigned Pol.Lt.Col. Phayao Thongsen (Deputy Director-General), Pol.Maj. Worranan Srilum (Director of Bureau of Special Case Management and Spokesperson), Mr. Angsuket Visuthvattanasak (Head of Office of Special Case Interdisciplinary) and the special case inquiry official team responsible for the case of the death of Miss Pattaratida (Nida) Patcharaveerapong to join with Mr. Somchai Swangkarn (Chairperson of the Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights, Rights and Liberties and Consumer Protection) and Khun Ying Pornthip Rojanasunand (Senator) to deliver evidence to the Central Institute of Forensic Science, for forensic examination. The evidence was received by Pol.Col. Songsak Raksaksakul (the Director-General of the Central Institute of Forensic Science) and his two Deputies Director-General Asst.Prof. Dr. Worawee Waiyawuth and Pol.Lt.Col. Shane Kanchanapaj witnessed by Acting Sub.Lt. Thanakrit Jitareerat (the Secretary to the Minister of Justice).

         The delivery and the receipt of such evidence resulted from the DSI being in the process of investigation and inquiry for finding facts and evidence, according to the Special Case Investigation Act, B.E. 2547 (2004) under Section 23/1, paragraph two, before proposing the findings to the Board of Special Case for consideration whether there is reasonable cause to make its resolution accepting the case of the death of Miss Pattaratida or Tangmo, according to the law, to be investigated and inquired as a special case in accordance with Section 21, paragraph one (2). On June 13, 2022, the Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights, Rights and Liberties and Consumer Protection invited the representatives of the DSI to attend its meeting to discuss the case of a person claiming to possess substantial material evidence of the case and then delivering a package contained the material evidence from abroad to the Senate Standing Committee. After the meeting, the Senate Standing Committee sent its letter to the Director-General of the DSI delivering the said received material evidence to the DSI for consideration to act as per its power and duty. The evidence comprised 1 piece of polka dot white fabric, 2 hairs and objects like fragments of soil and sand mixtures.