BANGKOK, 8 April 2011 (NNT) – As part of the security measure during the red shirt rally of the United Front of Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD) on 10 April, the Bangkok Metropolitan Police will station seven companies of officers around the gathering site.
Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Police Major General Piya Uthayo gave an interview regarding the upcoming Red Shirt demonstration at Khok Wua Intersection to commemorate the first anniversary of the 10 April 2010 violence, saying the number of participants was expected at 50,000. Their rendezvous will be the Democracy Monument on Ratchadamnoen Avenue while the rally is scheduled from 12.00 hrs to 2.00 hrs. Thus far, there have been no signs that the gathering will be prolonged.
Pol Maj Gen Piya elaborated that seven police companies would be deployed to ensure peace and prevent violence.
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