Police arrested a 55-year-old man early Friday for allegedly planting six homemade bombs at three spots in Bangkok.
The suspect, Jirawat Janphen, was paraded in front of reporters at the Metropolitan Police Bureau at 10 am without being allowed to answer reporters’ questions at all.
Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yoobamrung was the only one who talked to reporters during the press conference, which lasted only 20 minutes before it was abruptly ended. Chalerm was accompanied by Police Commissioner-General Pol Gen Priewphan Damapong and Metropolitan Police chief Pol Lt Gen Winai Thongsong and several other senior police officers.
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