DSI wins awards for public collaboration

DSI wins awards for public collaboration

By The Nation

 

e88d4bb5e03303f26e2cbb1c98d71788.jpeg

File photo: Phuket's Sirinat National Park

 

The Department of Special Investigations (DSI) has recently been honoured with two prizes from the 2018 Public Sector Excellence Awards (PSEA), DSI chief Pol Colonel Paisit Wongmuang said on Friday.

 

The awards, presented by the Public Sector Development Commission, were given for the DSI's work winning public support in many cases, including land disputes at Phuket's Sirinat National Park.

 

The DSI probe to reclaim land that had overlapped forest reserves and the national park required villagers' help in verifying legal claim certificates, he said. 

 

The villagers, who were more familiar with the location and history, helped the DSI investigators to check documents and prevent land encroachment by investors and influential figures and corruption by state officials, he said. 

 

This collaboration in Phuket earned the agency the PSEA Effective Change Award, he said.

 

The DSI's public collaboration led to tip-offs in 599 other crimes that were deemed as "special cases" for DSI to probe and arrest suspects, earning the second PSEA award, Paisit said. 

 

Public organisations had helped the DSI in establishing five regional centres for "special” cases in Trat, Sa Kaew, Nan, Prachuap Khiri Khan and Loei.

 

Source: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/breakingnews/30354493

 
thenation_logo.jpg
-- © Copyright The Nation 2018-9-14
latest news from Thailand

Mother tongue-based education is changing lives in deep SouthBy Rita Shibata, Kirk Person Special to The Nation  Think back to your very first day of school. Now imagine what it would have been like if you could not understand the language that your teachers were speaking. What would that be like?...

READ MORE...

Drugs busters employ fresh technology to kill new ‘highs’By The Nation  THE OFFICE of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) has been training personnel in drug analysis to handle new illicit substances, following a Chinese analysis lab’s recent discovery of 230 new psychoactive substances. China has...

READ MORE...

Activists up in arms over new factory lawBy PRATCH RUJIVANAROM THE NATION FILE photo PROPOSED LAW AIMS TO BOOST INVESTMENT AT THE COST OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT THE POLLUTION crisis will only worsen if the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) pushes through the revised Factory Act,...

READ MORE...

Defence spokesman defends military budget  The Thai military has defended its spending of about 1 trillion baht, or 7% of the fiscal budget, over the past five years and claimed it had not increased substantially. Speaking at length to the media today about defence budgets since the coup, Defence...

READ MORE...
sponsors