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Cablegate: Department Clearance for Thailand Leahy Vetting Request -

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DE RUEHC #4950 3642228
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O R 292215Z DEC 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BANGKOK IMMEDIATE 0000
INFO DEPT OF JUSTICE WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS STATE 134950

SIPDIS, SENSITIVE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR MASS MOPS PHUM PREL SNAR KCRM TH
SUBJECT: DEPARTMENT CLEARANCE FOR THAILAND LEAHY VETTING REQUEST -
ILEA BANGKOK TACTICAL SAFETY AND PLANNING COURSE

REF: BANGKOK 3348

1. (SBU) The Department of State reviewed its files and finds that,
as of this date, it possesses no credible evidence of gross
violations of human rights committed by the individuals listed below.
These individuals are candidates to attend the ILEA Bangkok Tactical
Safety and Planning Course: Session 5 from December 8-18, 2008.

2. (U) Candidates:

Name: Pornpitak Ruyuenyong
DPOB: 14 August 1969; Udorn Thani, Thailand
Title/Rank: Deputy Superintendent, Lt. Col.
Unit: Special Operation Unit, Narcotics Suppression 1, Narcotics
Suppression Bureau, Royal Thai Police

Name: Wuthikai Jaturongsereekul
DPOB: 12 October 1981; Bangkok, Thailand
Title/Rank: Sub-Inspector, Lt.
Unit: Section 1, Sub-Division 1, Special Operation Police Division,
Metropolitan Police Bureau, Royal Thai Police

Name: Manot Changprung
DPOB: 1 August 1967; Khon Kaen, Thailand
Title/Rank: Sub-Inspector, Lt.
Unit: Staff Sub-Division, Crime Suppression Division, Central
Investigation Bureau, Royal Thai Police

Name: Pattanadol Polyiam
DPOB: 29 November 1970; Chiangrai, Thailand
Title/Rank: Law Enforcement Officer Level 6, Capt.
Unit: Bureau of Narcotics Control Office, Region 5, Office of the
Narcotics Control Board

Alternates:

Name: Chalee Rungrot
DPOB: 29 July 1981; Chanthaburi, Thailand
Title/Rank: Sub-Inspector, Lt.
Unit: Section 3, Sub-Division, Special Operation Police Division,
Metropolitan Police Bureau, Royal Thai Police

Name: Pattanapong Siricharoennum
DPOB: 1 February 1980; Bangkok, Thailand
Title/Rank: Sub-Inspector, Lt.
Unit: Section 3, Sub-Division 10, Crime Suppression Division, Central
Investigation Bureau, Royal Thai Police

Name: Saksit Sankuea
DPOB: 24 September 1976; Pattani, Thailand
Title/Rank: Sub-Inspector, Sub. Lt.
Unit: Special Operation Unit, Narcotics Suppression Division 1,
Narcotics Suppression Bureau, Royal Thai Police

Name: Panuwat Ruamrak
DPOB: 8 October 1969; Suphan Buri, Thailand
Title/Rank: Deputy Superintendent Intelligence Specialist, Lt. Col.
Unit: Intelligence Development Center, Special Branch, Royal Thai
Police

Name: Wassapan Sirikuluamolchat
DPOB: 11 May 1968; Kanchanaburi, Thailand
Title/Rank: Deputy Superintendent, Lt. Col.
Unit: General Staff 1, Immigration Bureau, Royal Thai Police

Name: Chadchai Khumwilai
DPOB: 5 July 1971; Sara Buri, Thailand
Title/Rank: Inspector Intelligence Specialist, Lt. Col.
Unit: Intelligence Development Center, Special Branch, Royal Thai
Police

Name: Leachai Nontapatimagul
DPOB: 23 July 1960; Bangkok, Thailand
Title/Rank: Inspector, Lt. Col.
Unit: Sub-Division 2, Narcotics Suppression Bureau, Royal Thai Police

Name: Preecha Wudkyopong
DPOB: 4 January 1963; Bangkok, Thailand
Title/Rank: Deputy Superintendent, Lt. Col.
Unit: Sub-Division 3, Narcotics Suppression Bureau, Royal Thai Police

Name: Kochaporn Milintankula
DPOB: 6 November 1972; Bangkok, Thailand
Title/Rank: Inspector, Maj.
Unit: General Staff Division, Narcotics Suppression Bureau, Royal
Thai Police

3. (U) Post may provide the following statement to authorized
parties: Embassy verifies that the Department of State possesses no
credible information of gross violations of human rights by the
individuals identified above, as of this date. Post may cite this
cable in response.

4. (U) If, in the future, post becomes aware of possible human rights
violations by the individuals listed above, post should inform the
Department and not proceed with training.

5. (U) POC for this action is Jameson DeBose:
-Email: DeBoseJL@state.gov
-Phone: 202-647-2989
RICE

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