DSI again seeks 19 arrest warrants

The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) on Thursday asked the Criminal Court to approve warrants for the arrest of 19 leading members of the People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC).

This is the DSI's second attempt to get court approval to issue arrest warrants for the group. Its first attempt was rejected.All 19 are wanted on charges of obstructing the election and violating the emergency decree.

Phayathai police investigator Pol Maj Teppitak Saengkla and DSI special cases specialist Pol Maj Yuthana Praedam said that additional evidence was attached to the second request.

The 19 PDRC leaders are Suthep Thaugsuban, Sathit Wongnongtoey, Chumpol Julasai, Putthipong Punnakant, Issara Somchai, Withaya Kaewparadai, Thaworn Senneam, Nathapol Teepsuwan, Akanat Promphan, Anchalee Paireerak, Nitithorn Lamlua, Uthai Yodmanee, Saemdin Lertbut, Gen Preecha Iamsuphan, Ratchayut Sirayothinpakdi or Amorn Amornratananont, Kittichai Saisa-ard, Samran Rodphet, Sonthiyan Chuenrithainaitham and Pansuwan Na Kaew.

The court is considering the DSI's application.

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