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Cablegate: Department Clearance for Thailand Leahy Vetting Request -

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O R 241543Z DEC 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO RUEHBK/AMEMBASSY BANGKOK IMMEDIATE 7222
INFO RHMFIUU/DEPT OF JUSTICE WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS STATE 134354

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 ATA-6885 IDENTIFYING AND DEVELOPING INVESTIGATIVE
INFORMATION COURSE: SESSION 1

REF: BANGKOK 3644

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 ATA-6885
Identifying and Developing Investigative Information Course from
February 9-20, 2009.

2. (U) Candidates:

Name: Saridchai Anakevieng
DPOB: 06/02/1955, Bangkok, Thailand
Title/Rank: Commander, Major General
Unit: Forensic Science Region 4, Chief of Special Case Investigation,
Command Center, Royal Thai Police

Name: Songkiat Wathakul
DPOB: 12/15/1962, Petchaburi Province, Thailand
Title/Rank: Deputy Commander, Colonel
Unit: Satoon Provincial Police, Chief of Administrative and
Statistics Investigative Information, Command Center, Royal Thai
Police

Name: Suvit Chernsiri
DPOB: 11/15/1952, Nakornsrithammarat Province
Title/Rank: Deputy Commander, Colonel
Unit: Railway Police, Central Investigation Bureau, Chief of Peace
Protection Center, Command Center, Royal Thai Police

Name: Tinnakorn Rangmart
DPOB: 10/15/1969, Mahasarakam, Thailand
Title/Rank: Deputy Superintendent, Lieutenant Colonel
Unit: Sub Division 1, Crime Suppression Division, Central
Investigation Bureau, Royal Thai Police

Name: Paitoon Manee-in
DPOB: 5 Oct 1960; Supanburi, Thailand
Title/Rank: Superintendent, Colonel
Unit: Sub-Division 2, Special Operation Division, Metropolitan Police
Bureau, Royal Thai Police

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

Name: Surawut Sangrungroung
DPOB: 15 May 1974; Ratchaburi, Thailand
Title/Rank: Deputy Superintendent, Lieutenant Colonel
Unit: Crime Suppression, Banmee Police Station, Lop Buri Provincial
Police Region 1, Royal Thai Police

Alternates:

Name: Nakorn Poorat
DPOB: 09/06/1971, Bangkok, Thailand
Title/Rank: Deputy Superintendent, Lieutenant Colonel
Unit: Muang Police Station, Yala Provincial Police, Chief of
Technology Center, Command Center Royal Thai Police

Name: Naiyawat Padermchit
DPOB: 11/15/1965; Bangkok, Thailand
Title/Rank: Deputy Commander, Colonel
Unit: Crime Suppression Division, Central Investigation Bureau,
Royal Thai Police

Name: Sombat Jangjumrat
DPOB: 20 Dec 1969; Prachinburi, Thailand
Title/Rank: Sub- Inspector, Lieutenant
Unit: Prasamutchedee Police Station, Samut Prakan Provincial Police
Region 1, 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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