Bangkok police arrest 12 12 months previous and others at Din Daeng intersection for violating curfew

Bangkok police continue to wield the merciless hammer of law and order. They introduced it down final night time on a 12 yr outdated, arresting the kid for allegedly violating curfew at the Din Daeng intersection. The minor was using his bike to watch a protest, says a gaggle of attorneys and activists. At least eleven different individuals have been also arrested.
The 12 12 months previous is now the youngest person to be charged with violating the curfew. The Thai Lawyers for Human rights say the transfer, invoking the curfew to make an arrest, is a typical pandemic tactic used in opposition to protesters. Other people that have been arrested embody 2 journalists, Natthapong Malee from Ratsadon News, and an unknown girl from the Free Our Friends social media web page. A volunteer medic was additionally arrested, says the lawyers’ group. All the suspects were taken to the Phahon Yothin Police Station and were charged with violating the curfew, which is in place from 9pm to 4am.
Dozens of protesters have been arrested across the Din Daeng intersection over the last couple of months. There have been a quantity of violent confrontations with the police. One teenage protester was shot within the shoulder and his father later filed an official police grievance. Earlier Last chance , the Thaiger wrote how a police officer allegedly hit a protester with his truck, but the Metropolitan Police Bureau denied that it was a hit and run. Yesterday, police stated the Din Daeng protests shall be over by next month..

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