By The Nation
The suspended local leader, Dr Premsak Piayura, welcomed the order and said he was ready to clear all the allegations against him.
“My case has caught the public attention and the investigation is ongoing. The suspension from duty will benefit all sides,” Premsak wrote on his Facebook account.
Premsak was allegedly involved in an affair with a schoolgirl and subsequently was accused of partially stripping a reporter in a related incident.