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Police mull lèse majesté charge against driver involved in road rage incident

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Wat Phra Pathom Chedi in Nakhon Pathom

The Wat Phra Pathom Chedi temple viewed from a street in Mueang Nakhon Pathom. Photo: Phong Phat G.


Police are considering filing a charge of lèse majesté against a hot-tempered motorist, who allegedly makde insulting remarks about the Thai people in general and the country’s highest institution, in a road rage incident in the Buddha Monthon district of Nakhon Pathom on Wednesday.

Pol Lt-Gen Kamron Boonlert, commander of Nakhon Pathom provincial police, said today (Friday) that police have released 24-year old foreign-educated student, Rachot Wangitcharoensuk, without filing a custodial charge, late Thursday night after questioning him for several hours.

Full story: thaipbsworld.com

By Thai PBS World


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