Abduction threat on Prayuth's daughters

The Royal Thai Army on Sunday condemned an anti-coup activist and supporter of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra after he urged liked-minded people to hold the twin daughters of army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha hostage if the general stages a coup.

The threatening message was posted on the Facebook page of Sudchai Boonchai, leader of the not well-known Thaksin’s Friends Group.  

Deputy army spokesman Winthai Suwaree said Mr Sudchai’s behaviour was extremely inappropriate and was a serious breach of other people’s rights and the family institution. 

It was an evil attitude from a person who worships violence, and is very dangerous to society. 

“This kind of thing is an attempt to incite disorder and risks committing a serious offence. Such aggressive behaviour poses a serious danger to Thai society. I am confident society will not accept it and call on all parties to consider how he came up with the idea and whether it is proper and fair to Gen Prayuth,” Col Winthai said. 

In his Facebook message, Mr Sudchai called on his allies to abduct the twin daughters of Gen Prayuth from the florist shop of Gen Prayuth's sister-in-law in Phitsanulok if Gen Prayuth engineers a coup. 

The twins have two armed soldiers as bodyguards at the florist's that also serves as their safe house. 

Mr Sudchai, a former leader of the red-shirt Saturday People Against the Coup group, urged supporters to catch the twins either alive or dead. 

“Taking them alive as hostages will be very good. But catching them dead is also worth it. Prayuth will know the taste of losing loved ones. 

The message has been widely shared on the internet among both pro-and anti-Thaksin supporters.

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Discussion 1 : 13/01/2014 at 01:13 AM
Now let's have an election so we can return the criminal and his demagogues who inspired this lunatic back to power! After all, Jatuporn was just in Udon Thani telling the red shirts to get ready to die fighting the army ...
Discussion 2 : 13/01/2014 at 01:09 AM
@Charlies...with all due respect, your statement is false. Such verbal threats are in violation of criminal code section 392 and such threats are punishable by law. Khun Sudchai is committing a criminal act in making such threats and should be held accountable for his actions. And this same principle holds true for ALL persons of any color stripe.
Discussion 3 : 13/01/2014 at 01:04 AM
No, it's incitement to commit a crime.
Discussion 4 : 13/01/2014 at 12:28 AM
It is freedom of speeches don't you understand. Everyone can say whatever they wanted to say as long as they are not taking any action so they are no violation of anything thing yet.
Discussion 5 : 13/01/2014 at 12:25 AM
Bur the pro-Thaksin reds are malevolent enough to threaten the kidnapping of children if things don't go their way.
Discussion 6 : 13/01/2014 at 12:25 AM
Action is louder than talking. It is freedom of speeches so you can say whatever you want as long as you don't do it but you will be responsible for your action.
Discussion 7 : 13/01/2014 at 12:07 AM
A few whistles is a little different from taking as a hostage dead or alive! Don't you think?
Discussion 8 : 12/01/2014 at 11:37 PM
It is very sad that this kind of messages that came out of the pro-Thaksin camp never get condemned or disapproved by the PT leaders at all. Or the very reason can be that PT desperately needs all kind of supporters regardless of who they are and what bad things they have done. PT can accept them all as long as they support PT to be in power. That explains why there are those anti-monarchy people among its supporters, and PT never come up to reject these people. Can we not see the true color of PT? Such an obvious.
Discussion 9 : 12/01/2014 at 11:34 PM
wow what a stupid thing to say how anyone can threaten a mans family for his own extremist opinions. The only good thing is that when he says things like this it hurts the reputation of his beloved red shirts and the government the most.
Discussion 10 : 12/01/2014 at 11:29 PM
Your Red Shirt Thaksin lackey comments are insignificant because of your support for this terrible Thaksin regime and the 'Friends of Thaksin ' (your soul brothers), your side will lose, there can be no other result. Just wipe the tears away from your little Isan wifey's eyes and get some moral backbone and fight family dictatorships and corruption. REFORM BEFORE ELECTION!! live with it.
Discussion 11 : 12/01/2014 at 11:22 PM
The protesters are childish enough. We don't need this too. Leave the families out of it.
Discussion 12 : 12/01/2014 at 11:01 PM
This conflict brings out the extremists and apparently people without ethics and morality. This is likely to get worse, since the police as usual stand on the sideline.
Discussion 13 : 12/01/2014 at 10:49 PM
Would it be an appropriate time for our caretaker PM to condemn such a behavior ? Are UDD partisan proud of this kind of leader ? Thida,Jatuporn,Nattawut do you all support this guy...? Are you going to come out and say something about this ? Your silence may well be misinterpreted...
Discussion 14 : 12/01/2014 at 10:40 PM
HEY chef. Only a few days Suthep's mob were harassing Yingluck's children at thier school. Where were your comments then?
Discussion 15 : 12/01/2014 at 10:39 PM
Thank you Boonchai… your unbelievable stupidity will help Suthep and his protesters enormously!! Fot he ones who did NOY realise… this is the world of the Thaksin cronies we are facing if we cannot get rid of them….
Discussion 16 : 12/01/2014 at 10:38 PM
Truly an image of the actions of his fugitive master…How much lower can we go, how much deeper can we sink??
Discussion 17 : 12/01/2014 at 10:09 PM
He should be prosecuted and jailed for terrorism acts.
Discussion 18 : 12/01/2014 at 10:08 PM
What's with the obsession with "rich" Bangkokians. There is no such species. Go to any Tesco in BKK and look at the ordinary folk shopping, There are bloody rich red co Leaders-go after them. More civilians & soldiers died in the red riots than did red shirts. The person who rejected AVs election offer is responsible for all the deaths - find him and you find the real killer.
Discussion 19 : 12/01/2014 at 10:06 PM
Did Suthep ask for anyone to be kidnapped and be brought in dead or alive? Naw, I didn't think so.
Discussion 20 : 12/01/2014 at 10:02 PM
Yeah, but you know, these red shirts are frustrated. I mean, how would you feel if you wanted a mass murderer/convicted criminal to be dictator for life and everyone told you no? No seriously, this is what the Thaksin people are basically saying in this cretin's defense...
Discussion 21 : 12/01/2014 at 09:52 PM
There is no evidence, in this or any other report, that Mr. Sudchai or any of his fine associates were treated with contempt and like dogs, by Gen. Prayuth, his daughters or anyone else for that matter. Yet here you are, justifying his utterly contemptible threats. Shame on you!
Discussion 22 : 12/01/2014 at 09:52 PM
Tarit can't arrest one of Thaksin's untouchables!
Discussion 23 : 12/01/2014 at 09:50 PM
Respect is not a word that figures in the Redshirt vocabulary.
Discussion 24 : 12/01/2014 at 09:46 PM
Wow what a foolish thing to consider .
Discussion 25 : 12/01/2014 at 09:44 PM
Amazing, an insignificant moron makes a stupid threat on Facebook , the media hypes it up and the Suthep fans are having orgasms of ecstacy. Every nation has its political nutter element, just look at Anders Breivik in Norway. But I doubt if this comment will see daylight, it's in the wrong blog spot.
Discussion 26 : 12/01/2014 at 09:44 PM
here we go, another redshirt genius. let's hope he got some children in his family ...
Discussion 27 : 12/01/2014 at 09:34 PM
Unacceptable. Nothing else to say.
Discussion 28 : 12/01/2014 at 09:34 PM
If this things really happens, I start to feel sorry for the Thai-Nation. Mr. Sudchai should start to run now or do he have a backup?
Discussion 29 : 12/01/2014 at 09:33 PM
Threats like this should automatically bring an arrest.
Discussion 30 : 12/01/2014 at 09:32 PM
An abduction threat? What does it take for an arrest?
Discussion 31 : 12/01/2014 at 09:31 PM
Lets see how long it takes , if ever , for Thaksin and Yingluk to condemn this. We know the red co leaders will stay silent after what they tried to do to AV's family. The LOS is long lost thanks to the corruption of the Shins
Discussion 32 : 12/01/2014 at 09:29 PM
What are the police forces waiting for to arrest Sudchai Boonchai for blackmail and incitement to murder ? Shame on him !!!
Discussion 33 : 12/01/2014 at 09:05 PM
Ekayuth was the first to report yingluck's secret meeting with a better big property tycoon in four seasons hotel. He was beaten in the parking lot if the hotel. A few months later he was kidnapped and killed. The police got a scapegoat who now says that he will disclose the true killers in court. The scapegoat will not live for very long. DSI only handles cases of government opponents.
Discussion 34 : 12/01/2014 at 09:01 PM
I condemn Mr. Sudchai's threats. Nobody wants to lose love ones, as much as it may drive some people up the wall, every life is equally precious, be it an Isaan rice farmer or a rich Bangkokian. And a military coup can only spark a civil war where many will die, mostly Red shirts of course, and at the hands of the military again.
Discussion 35 : 12/01/2014 at 08:49 PM
Anybody who threatens a mans children is a coward and no man. Where is two face with a warrant!?
Discussion 36 : 12/01/2014 at 08:46 PM
Disgusting behaviour from an animal of the lowest order. He should be jailed for threatening conduct and anything else they can find in the book to throw at him. I suspect he well be looking over his and his family's shoulder for quite a long time to come ...
Discussion 37 : 12/01/2014 at 08:40 PM
He's now a marked man.
Discussion 38 : 12/01/2014 at 08:40 PM
Yes but it's all fine for suthep to make demands and destroy democracy . Crazy suthep leads to other crazy ideas. Arrest suthep and show respect for the rule of law and the elected government . Treat poor people with contempt and like dogs then they behave the same. Respect peoples votes and respect is always given .
Discussion 39 : 12/01/2014 at 08:37 PM
Friends of TS never really held children's rights in high regard. Look no further than my avatar showing them as human shields as requested by TS's henchman, Jatuporn.
Discussion 40 : 12/01/2014 at 08:29 PM
To make such threats is nothing less than terrorism. This is not democracy!
Discussion 41 : 12/01/2014 at 08:21 PM
I wonder if Sudchai Boonchai's family are proud of him and if he has any children, do they now themselves feel they also may be threatened? Also are safe house locations in Thailand public knowledge? Doesn't sound very safe to me!
Discussion 42 : 12/01/2014 at 08:21 PM
Democracy ? Thailand I weep for you, guns, ping pong bombs, men in black, continual treats to anyone who has a different opinion. You are generations away from anything that is a shadow of Democracy.
Discussion 43 : 12/01/2014 at 08:03 PM
Yingluck dare not criticize the UDD/Redshirts. Without their support the whole Thaksin edifice would crumble to dust.
Discussion 44 : 12/01/2014 at 07:59 PM
there it is.
Discussion 45 : 12/01/2014 at 07:59 PM
What pro TS/PT/YS/Red idiot has been targeted for kidnapping without ruling out killing by the groups that are just plain fed up with The Shin Clan? Typically ignorant RS dribble.
Discussion 46 : 12/01/2014 at 07:54 PM
Sudchai Boonchai's comments are clear incitement to criminal violence Mr Tarit. Arrest him, immediately.
Discussion 47 : 12/01/2014 at 07:49 PM
This utterly immoral and unacceptable. Leave the Gen's daughters OUT of this. Shame on you Mr. Boonchai.
Discussion 48 : 12/01/2014 at 07:30 PM
Really have stupids in the both groups, but this one is champion.
Discussion 49 : 12/01/2014 at 07:29 PM
This nutcase should be incarcerated immediately. How barbaric of him
Discussion 50 : 12/01/2014 at 07:25 PM
While I feel the threat is serious and I certainly hope this never happens to anyone I do understand the frustration level of the people It seems we have two sets of rules in Thailand One is imposed on the Red Shirts The other allows the Yellow Shirts to do as they please
Discussion 51 : 12/01/2014 at 07:24 PM
I suppose Tarit will have his DSI arrest that dangerous red lunatic of a Sutchai by tomorrow morning, or not...? Can we suppose the other members of the 'Friends of Thaksin group' and of 'Saturday people Against the Coup' are of the same level and with the same inclinations? Then, oh my, how friendly and peacefull those red shirts are... The fact only that such bunches of terrorists can exist and prosper within the UDD tells a lot about what that so-called grassroots movement has become. Maybe in some future Thailand will alas need to deal with them in the same way it did with the communists à la, then youg, Weng and Thida...?
Discussion 52 : 12/01/2014 at 07:17 PM
The greatest fault of the social media applications is how these misfits can have a voice !
Discussion 53 : 12/01/2014 at 07:08 PM
This prove and prove again,how red shirts behavior is similar to terrorist who kidnap hostages or kill innocent people to serve their group interest.What would Yingluck feel if Suthep's ask protesters to kinap or kill her children if she won't resign as Prime minister?I am surprise that Yingluck and others Pheu Thai didn't condemn this behavior.This question about their integrity in the matter.
Discussion 54 : 12/01/2014 at 07:08 PM
And here people wonder why the protesters anticipate violence and equip themselves with home made "bullet-proof" vests. This is the mentality of the other side.
Discussion 55 : 12/01/2014 at 07:06 PM
It was an evil attitude from a person who worships violence, and is very dangerous to society. It is only a small group of UDD who behave like hooligans, but they cause the most damage like injuries and deaths.
Discussion 56 : 12/01/2014 at 07:04 PM
It would seem that he who hides in Dubai has unleashed his dogs.
Discussion 57 : 12/01/2014 at 06:57 PM
Exactly the sort of behaviour you would expect from friends of a fugitive!!!
Discussion 58 : 12/01/2014 at 06:55 PM
Now that's a nice guy to have on your side Mr. T. Is he indicative of your "win-at-all-costs" strategy? Which part of his threat is the righteous path to Democracy? I think he's demented - and following the infamous demented sand dweller
Discussion 59 : 12/01/2014 at 06:48 PM
Smell bad.....
Discussion 60 : 12/01/2014 at 06:47 PM
So to all you Suthep haters….whats this about?….. out and out red terrorism
Discussion 61 : 12/01/2014 at 06:47 PM
Condemnation from Thita, Weng, Natthawut, Jatuporn, Chalerm or Yingluck? I didn't think so. The reds continue to show their true colors.
Discussion 62 : 12/01/2014 at 06:46 PM
Thaksins people through and through and these are probably the same ones who murdered and burnt Bangkok, Thaksin and his sister have to completely condemn this guy immediately. Friends of Thaksin says it all , the statement should also include 'paid by Thaksin', you red shirt people on this forum, if these are your friends then you are despicable.
Discussion 63 : 12/01/2014 at 06:45 PM
Thaksin wants every one too fight He has said it before
Discussion 64 : 12/01/2014 at 06:44 PM
Red democrazy at works again!
Discussion 65 : 12/01/2014 at 06:43 PM
The militant factions of the reds show their true colours again. Unfortunately its these animals that give the reds who do have legitimate grievances a bad name.

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