PHUKET: The head of the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) team operating in Phuket believes that enough information was gathered during a sting operation of a violent taxi rank on the island to launch a full-out investigation.

“For us to step in, we must declare a case a ‘special investigation’. Given what happened at the Merlin Beach Resort at Tri Trang Beach last week, I expect the case to be picked up by our team officially on December 2,” Somboon Sarasit, head of the DSI’s Bureau of Special Crime Unit 3, told the Phuket Gazette this morning.

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