14 protestors arrested at Din Daeng

Police have arrested 14 anti-government demonstrators on charges of impeding the election process and intruding on state property during the violent confrontation between protestors and the police at the Thai-Japanese sports complex in Din Daeng district on Thursday.

The protesters were taken aboard helicopters and transported to the Border Police Patrol Region 1 headquarters in Pathum Thani’s Khlong Luang district for questioning, reports said. 

Pol Maj Gen Smith Mukdasanit, commander of Pathum Thani provincial police, is in charge of the investigation. 

Security at the police compound has been put on high alert and barricades have been placed at entrances to prevent outsiders from entering the premise.  

The Centre for the Administration of Peace and Order has reported that a police officer succumbed to his injuries at the Police Hospital after being shot in the chest during the clash at the sports complex. At the same location, two other policemen were injured by ping pong bombs. 

According to reports by the Ministry of Public Health, 96 protestors were injured and four are in a critical condition in the aftermath of the conflict. 

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Discussion 1 : 27/12/2013 at 08:05 AM
Well, now we see just how desperate these "peaceful" blokes amongst Sutheps mob really are. They know that they are struggling and are loosing control.
Discussion 2 : 27/12/2013 at 08:03 AM
Now time is come to arrest that dictator.police now is the time.othewiise more people will get killed.take away orvanisation and all fall apart.who will pay the protesters.wenn the 38 man are arrested.now every man gets 100 bathfrom them So for sake of democraty..lets hope police arrest them soon
Discussion 3 : 27/12/2013 at 06:29 AM
These guys didn't even have weapons of war, grenades or fuels tankers. It appears that the red crew once again demonstrate their high level of hypocrisy.
Discussion 4 : 27/12/2013 at 02:54 AM
Don't forget arrest thaksin in Dubai too ! from iPhone application.
Discussion 5 : 27/12/2013 at 01:39 AM
Did they have weapons of war, had grenades, fuel trucks to set on fire or were they burning buildings down? Ahh, the hypocrisy of red fellows.
Discussion 6 : 27/12/2013 at 01:27 AM
Looks like the police is more clever than the politics, they know, take the troublemaker out and the country will be a better one, they should intensively ask this guys who paid them.
Discussion 7 : 26/12/2013 at 11:23 PM
of course don t arrest anybody should has been better , are you really serious ? can we know what police is suppose to do ? one policeman is dead ...just remember it ...
Discussion 8 : 26/12/2013 at 10:46 PM
Yes it is, and it's just what the mob want.
Discussion 9 : 26/12/2013 at 09:52 PM
Well done police, very good to finally arrest some of these individuals impeding the election process, up to now police have shown more than a good degree of tolerances.
Discussion 10 : 26/12/2013 at 08:13 PM
This is only going to increase the violence!
Discussion 11 : 26/12/2013 at 08:11 PM
It would appear the police, after nearly 2.5 months of overwhelming tolerance, have had enough of these "peaceful" chaps.

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