Court rejects DSI's warrants request

The Criminal Court on Tuesday rejected the Department of Special Investigation's (DSI)request for arrest warrants for 16 core members of the People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC)for alleged violations of the emergency decree.

The court ruled there was insufficient evidence presented with the application to substantiate the request, which was filed on Sunday.

The 16 are Suthep Thaugsuban, Sathit Wongnoeytoey, Chumpol Julasai, Putthipong Punnakant, Issara Somchai, Withaya Kaewparadai, Thaworn Senneam, Nathapol Teepsuwan, Akanat Promphan, Anchalee Paireerak, Nitithorn Lamlua, Uthai Yodmanee, Samdin Lertbut, Gen Preecha Iamsuphan, Ratchayut Sirayothinpakdi or Amorn Amornrattananont and Kittichai Saisa-ard.

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Discussion 1 : 29/01/2014 at 11:20 AM
What about Jaywalking fines? I believe it is a fine of 250 baht per person according to the signs posted in the Asoke area. Can't authorities at least charge them 250 baht per person for loitering in the middle of the streets at busy intersections? Also, how does that work when people are laying down in tents? Is it a charge of 250 baht per hour? Or, is it just 250 baht each time they go back onto the street? Hmmmm... The questions that keep me up at night...
Discussion 2 : 28/01/2014 at 10:01 PM
...ummm, evidence,...please turn the television on! from iPhone application.
Discussion 3 : 28/01/2014 at 08:28 PM
crunchy...."these pdrc rally were more peaceful than your violent redshirts." The worse thing is that PDRC had violated the emergency decree and illegally invaded government offices, shut down traffic roads, damaging police headquarters property, blockade of polling stations, no matter how peaceful their rallies are.
Discussion 4 : 28/01/2014 at 08:22 PM
good that some thais still refuse the pastry boxes from dubai.
Discussion 5 : 28/01/2014 at 07:55 PM
yes the courts and EC and all traditional conservative elements are ganging up on PTP. They want the old ways back and democracy is an obstacle. Their biased decisions are circus acts.
Discussion 6 : 28/01/2014 at 07:25 PM
Hard to understand how some people are so blinded by their allegeance to one group or another...How is it possible for any sides to be" Right" all the time and some Wrong all the time...??
Discussion 7 : 28/01/2014 at 07:00 PM
The red shirts' logic: when a Court doesn't rule in our favour, it's an injustice, and we won't respect the ruling..., and, when you don't accept to do things as we tell you, we will create violence, and you will be responsible for it... OMB! What a bunch! Imagine 'reforms' with those in power...
Discussion 8 : 28/01/2014 at 06:24 PM
Incredible... But what do they want? The justice in this country is not impartial at all.
Discussion 9 : 28/01/2014 at 05:28 PM
There sure is no fair judicial system in this corrupt country - all said and sad.
Discussion 10 : 28/01/2014 at 05:24 PM
Dont be too violent, and thats why your TS wanted to dissolve the CCs, these pdrc rally were more peaceful than your violent redshirts.
Discussion 11 : 28/01/2014 at 05:01 PM
At least some people do not fall for Tarit's antics! Well done
Discussion 12 : 28/01/2014 at 04:43 PM
This was expected and just adds to the long list of injusticies. Now if there is more violence created by these protest at least the DSI can say they tried to stop it.

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