Anti-government rally leaders resist COVID-19 testing, put others at risk

Coronavirus (Covid-19) test tube

Coronavirus (Covid-19) test tube. Photo: fernando zhiminaicela / Pîxabay.

The Justice Ministry has denied claims that prison warders threatened three detained anti-government rally leaders and said they resisted Covid-19 testing and ignored the safety of other inmates.

Wallop Nakbua, deputy permanent secretary for justice, said on Thursday that three detainees — Jatupat “Pai” Boonpattararaksa, Panupong “Mike” Jadnok and Piyarat “Toto” Chongthep — were moved from the Thon Buri Remand Prison to the Bangkok Remand Prison at 6.46pm on Monday as they requested.

Full story: Bangkok Post

King-oua Laohong

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