Phuket Park Chief Requests Transfer, Citing ‘Constant Threats’ From Encroachers

Cheewapap Cheewatam, the chief of Sirinart Marine National Park since August 2012, has been granted a transfer, at his own request, to the Royal Forestry Department (Phuket News).

(Phuket News)

PHUKET — Cheewapap Cheewatam, the chief of Sirinart Marine National Park since August 2012, has been granted a transfer, at his own request, to the Royal Forestry Department.

He explained, “The longer I stay, the more dangerous it gets. There are pressures from all directions. The [encroachers] in Sirinat National Park have power in terms of money, influence, prestige, law, and politics.

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