Two immigration police officers at the Sadao immigration checkpoint in Songkhla province have been transferred to the 6th Immigration Police in Songkhla while two others will face an investigation, deputy police spokesman Pol Col Krisna Pattanacharoen said on Tuesday.
Pol Col Krisna said the action was taken after the mass media in Malaysia had published news, accusing immigration police at the Sadao border checkpoint of demanding tea money from Malaysian travellers.
He said two of the immigration officers at the checkpoint have been transferred to be on temporary duty the 6th Immigration Police headquarters in Songkhla.
Two others will be investigated by a committee.
If found guilty as alleged, they would face both legal and disciplinary action, Pol Col Krisna said.
Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS)