POLICE STATION SAGA
A former national police chief has defended his role in changing the bidding method of the contentious police station construction project.
The 5.8 billion-baht project _ which involved the construction of 396 police stations nationwide _ has drawn harsh criticism due to allegations of price collusion and corruption.
Speaking after his three-hour testimony before the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) yesterday, Pol Gen Prateep Tanprasert said his decision to change the bidding method may have saved up to 900 million baht.
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