Suthep Thaugsuban indicted on murder charges, granted bail

 Suthep Thaugsuban indicted on murder charges, granted bail

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BANGKOK, May 26 – Thailand’s public prosecutor has indicted Suthep Thaugsuban, secretary-general of the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC), in connection with deaths and injuries of civilians in the crackdown on protesters in Bangkok’s 2010 political upheaval.

Pol Lt Col Phichit Nonthasuwan, public prosecutor for special litigation, pressed the charge of premeditated murder against Mr Suthep, 64, in the Criminal Court today.

Mr Suthep is accused together with Abhisit Vejjajiva, then prime minister, in his capacity as deputy prime minister tasked with handling protesters.

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