|Unlawful Personnel Appointment to Perform Duty in Three Southern Border Provinces|
In assigning a police officer to perform duty in three southern border provinces, an appointing authority shall consider the qualification of the appointee with exceptional caution and impartiality. The Defendant No.1 appointed the Plaintiff to take a position of Deputy Superintendent, Investigation Division, Pattani Provincial Police despite of the fact that he had not had work experience in the area, had no outstanding performance, and had faced severe health problem. Moreover, a selection process was done with unreasonably fast and likely to be prejudicial to the Plaintiff due to being the witness in the criminal prosecution against his superior. The appointment order was undue exercise of discretion and wrongful act.