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5 suspects arrested over M79 attacks in Bangkok


Police have arrested five suspects accused of launching several M79 and bomb attacks in Bangkok and elsewhere during the red-shirt protests in May.

The five suspects are identified as Wallop Phitheephrome, Somkhid Makwong, Wanchai Sangkhao, Anant Meerod and Chatchai Phokhanuphrab. Police said Wallop admitted to being behind 12 M79 attacks including four in Chiang Mai on a business office owned by father-in-law of key government ally Newin Chidchob.

There are no details about the other four suspects’ account.

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