Thai Police Arrest Online Troll for Impersonating Policewomen
A housemaid from Thailand, who allegedly impersonated two ranking officials, was recently arrested by the authorities and held at Bang Khen Police Station on Thursday.
Angkhana Danakam, a 36-year-old housemaid in Dan Makham Tia District in Kanchanaburi, allegedly impersonated two policewomen, Cpt. Thanthawan Kodduang and Lt. Col. Raktapa Wongyod, on Facebook, according to Pattaya One.
The two policewomen met Angkhana on Thursday under a police summons at the station.
“You uploaded Captain Rose’s profile photo and then used the account to berate people,” Raktapa said to Angkhana.
Raktapa first filed a complaint with Bang Khen Police on Nov. 28 for defamation under the Computer Crime Act against Angkhana’s Facebook account under the handle of “Oangkhana Thana”.
The profile reportedly used both Raktapa and Thanthawan’s photos as profile pictures and posted defamatory messages using them.
“A lieutenant of my level is never weak or backs down. I don’t even want to be a rival of a so-yesterday kiddo like you, it’s cluttering my brain. I sleep with the same person in my bed each day,” one of her messages to Raktapa using a profile picture of Thanthawan read.
“Come on and arrest me, I’m waiting,” another social media post read.
It took almost one year before police could capture Angkhana. But eventually, the woman denied all allegations by the police and said she did not upload their pictures on Facebook. She even went on and said that her four social media accounts had been hacked.
The case is reportedly still being investigated and Angkhana is expected to be taken to court for an arraignment.
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