By The Nation
Phanthep acknowledged there would be nothing wrong with a political demonstration taking place there as long as laws are not violated.
Anyone organising a demonstration must allow security forces to maintain order, he said.
It was in the urban downtown of neighbouring Nakhon Ratchasima province that a rogue soldier unleased a mass shooting on February 8-9 that left 29 people and himself dead.
Phanthep said he wanted no harm to come to the people of his province.