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Court rejects police plea to keep Arnon, Ekkachai and 2 others in jail


The Criminal Court on Monday dismissed a police request to extend the detention period for protest leaders Somyod Pruksakasemsuk, Ekkachai Hongkangwan, Suranat Paenprasert and Arnon Nampa, according to Thai Lawyers for Human Rights.

 

Somyod and Arnon, a human rights lawyer, are facing charges stemming from their participation in the rally at Thammasat University on September 19-20.

Ekachai and Suranat are charged with attempting to harm HM the Queen’s liberty by allegedly obstructing the royal motorcade as its passed a group of protesters on Phitsanulok Road on October 16.

Published : November 02, 2020

By : The Nation