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CSD summons former broker for questioning in Chuwong case


CRIME SUPPRESSION Division (CSD) officers will issue former stock broker Uracha Wachirakulton with a summons to provide additional testimony about the death of billionaire Chuwong Saetang in an apparent 2015 car accident that has been ruled premeditated m

A CSD source revealed yesterday that CSD superintendent Colonel Jirapop Phuridej had investigators summon the 26-year-old – a suspect in the Chuwong share-transfer document-forgery case – on Wednesday.
Uracha is required to meet investigators within three days of being served with the summons. 
Uracha has not contacted officials yet, the source said, adding that police wanted to speak with her about Chuwong’s death and the share transfer.
Uracha was found with former deputy commerce minister Banyin Tangpakorn and his friends when Banyin was arrested for Chuwong’s alleged murder at a luxury resort in Nakhon Ratchasima’s Pak Chong district. 
Banyin was released on bail and ordered by the court not to leave the country.
The source said police investigators searched the resort room where Banyin stayed and Banyin’s car for potential evidence that was submitted to forensic officers. 
Immigration Police chief Maj-General Natthorn Phrosunthorn said his office had barred Banyin from leaving the country in line with normal procedures involving suspects freed on bail.
Construction tycoon Chuwong, 50, was found dead in the front passenger seat of a car driven by Banyin that hit a tree beside a road in Prawet district in Bangkok on June 26, 2015. 
Chuwong’s relatives complained that the death was suspicious, given that Chuwong’s shares worth Bt260 million had been transferred to two women, including Uracha, just days before his death. 

Published : June 30, 2016

By : DONRAWEE SUDPHUM, SURIYA PATA