Police Commander affirms the expedition of warrants for PAD leaders

August 27th, 2008 - 10:30 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

National Police Commander, Police General Patcharawat Wongsuwan (พัชรวาท วงษ์สุวรรณ) has ordered investigative officers to expedite their efforts in acquiring arrest warrants for the People’s Alliance for Democracy’s (PAD) leaders and demonstrators. He said that the entire rally is illegal as it is a gathering of more than 10 people with the intent to overthrow the government as well as causing public disturbance. The police commander admitted that the Secretary-General of the Prime Minister’s Office may seek a court injunction to bar the PAD from the area.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Police General Kowit Watana, who is also a high ranking police officer is set to attend a meeting to follow the situation at the Metropolitan Police Headquarters today.

Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand

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