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Somchai bust is all too rare

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The Royal Thai Police and its Crime Suppression Division (CSD) deserve applause and a chai yo. Their capture last week of the notorious Somchai Khunploem was classic police work. 

Kamnan Poh, the so-called "Godfather of Chon Buri", was located, tracked and taken into custody without resistance or injuries. The two-month operation was worthy of a movie or television mini-series, and officers from the chief to the masked anti-terrorist squad who pounced on the fugitive had every right to bask in the glory of success.

That was last week. This week, there are questions about the case that still have to be answered. And even more important is just how the police intend to make all cases as successful as the Kamnan Poh operation.

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