PHUKET: The chief of the Phuket Land Department has voiced support for the ongoing investigation into allegations that corrupt government officials colluded with private investors to have land title deeds issued on state land.

“The investigation by the Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission [PACC] into illegally-issued land documents in Phuket will serve as a deterrent to other people who might be thinking of doing the same,” Sithichai Promchart told the Phuket Gazette.

The announcement by Mr Sithichai follows the discovery by PACC Secretary-general Dusadee Arayawuth and his team that many plots of protected forest land in the Kamala Hills were issued Chanote

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