Thai military summons 17 more people, a politician to be charged

Thai military summons 17 more people, a politician to be charged

Troops handed over former Pheu Thai MP Prasit Chaisisa to police Thursday for legal action against him for an alleged lese majeste comment.

Prasit (photo inset with police escort) was brought from the Weerawat Yothin Army camp in Surin at 5am and handed over to officers at Chokechai police station in Bangkok.

Prasit reported to the Surin camp on Saturday and was detained for three days at an Army camp in Nakhon Ratchasima before being sent back for a further period of detention in Surin.

Prasit looked tensed upon arrival at the Chokechai police station. He was interrogated for three hours.

He was taken to the Criminal Court at 12.10pm for the court to approve the 12-day extension of his detention pending his arraignment over the lese majeste charges.

His wife and daughter turned up at the police station to be close to him.

Junta issues two new orders, summons 17 more individuals

The National Council for Peace and Order Thursday issued two new orders, summoning 17 more persons to report to the Army Auditorium on Friday. 

The 30th order requires nine persons to report themselves between 10am and noon.

The nine are:

1) Apiradee Suphan

2) Prasert Thongnoom

3) Sunthorn Limpikul

4) Prawit Jaihao

5) Ana Wiphusaming

6) Narong Kaewpornpong

7) Pinij Chaisenee

8) Chaimongkol Saneha

9) Anusak Anukarn

The 31st order requires eight persons to report themselves between 10am and 11am.

The eight are:

1) Suwicha Phanitpol

2) Sailom Kabbuadaeng

3) Yothin Srijanthep

4) Sanga Khunyosying

5) Thongyos Maksakhon

6) Maneerat Kothan

7) Cherdchai Tantisirin

8) Piyabutr Promlakkhano


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