Criminal Court rejects warrant requests for 13 protest leaders on insurrection charges

BANGKOK, Dec 9 – Thailand’s Criminal Court today rejected arrest warrants sought by the police for 13 anti-government protest leaders, saying the current situation does not warrant the request after the premier’s announcement of House dissolution.

Police earlier asked the court to approve arrest warrants for Satit Wongnongtoey, Jumpol Jullasai, Phuttipong Punnakanta, Issara Somchai, Witthaya Kaewparadai, Thaworn Senneam, Natthapon Teepsuwan, Ekanat Prompan, Anchalee Paireerak, Nitithorn Lamluea, Uthai Yodmanee, Samdin Lertbutr and Preecha Eiamsuwan for insurrection and inciting unrest.

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