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Prominent anti-coup academic Worajet Pakeerat detained, charged

BANGKOK, June 18 – The military has detained and charged academic Worajet Pakeerat for defying an order of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) while some key figures including former MPs of the Pheu Thai Party and some red shirt leaders have reported to the council as ordered.

Following his arrest by soldiers, Mr Worajet, a Thammasat University law lecturer and a prominent scholar, was charged at the Crime Suppression Division (CSD) with defying an NCPO order for him to report as ordered.

Read more: MCOT


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