Old couple seek justice as senior official tries to evict them

Chai Nat cattle raisers Choo Sornsuk, 66, and his wife Ood, head to Bangkok to seek justice from Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha after a senior government official accused them of encroaching on public land. (Photo by Chudate Seehawong)

CHAI NAT - An elderly couple who raise cattle are seeking justice from Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha after a senior government official accused them of encroaching on public land and all their assets, 13 cows and an old motorcycle, were seized.

Choo Sornsuk, 66, his wife Ood and their 14-year-old granddaughter left their village in Sapphaya district of this central province on Friday, heading for Bangkok and hoping for justice from the prime minister.

A neighbour was driving them to the capital in a pickup truck, Mr Choo said.

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