Thailand News

Breaking news headlines

Arrest warrant issued for monk leading PDRC protest

1 min read
Arrest warrant issued for monk leading PDRC protest 2

BANGKOK, 6 February 2014 (NNT) – The Criminal Court has resolved to issue an arrest warrant for Phra Buddha Issara, who is leading the protest of the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) in the Chaeng Wattana area.

The court today agreed to a previously filed request for a warrant of arrest against Phra Buddha Issara for his obstruction of the recent elections. The jury cited that there was enough evidence and witness testimony to confirm that the monk had led PDRC supporters to surround the Lak Si District Office from January 25-26 and from January 31-February 2 with an intention to prevent the absentee voting as well as the official election from taking place.

Police were instructed to notify the court within 7 days after the arrest is made. The arrest warrant is also not to be publicized via social media or dispersed by helicopter.

Read more: NNT

National News Bureau of Thailand


Leave a Reply

By using the site you agree and accept the terms of this Privacy and Cookies Policy. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close