Bangkok police to ramp up counter-protest measures

Police in Bangkok say they’ll get harder on anti-government protest action, but with out resorting to violence, in accordance with a Bangkok Post report. Piya Tawichai from the Metropolitan Police Bureau says there is a need to regulate activists rallying on the Din Daeng intersection to be able to maintain law and order.
However, Smuggled provides that the capital’s residents is not going to be affected by police motion, nor will site visitors be disrupted, because the plan is to track activists down after the event, rather than arrest them during the protest. According to Piya, there are already 3 people who face charges after officers had been tipped off about them selling weapons to protesters. He says MPB officers will be on responsibility on the Din Daeng intersection because anti-government activists have announced they may rally there.
“Checkpoints may even be set up but officials have to be cautious not to inconvenience residents. Some 200 motorcycles have been seized in whole.”

The Bangkok Post reviews that Piya has accused protesters at Wednesday’s rally of hurling explosive items corresponding to fireworks at police and beginning fires under tollways. He says those accountable are being tracked down and can face authorized motion. In the case of anybody underage, their mother and father will face charges. He adds that individuals who’ve shared illegal content on social media could face expenses beneath the Computer Crimes Act. According to Piya, snce July, 454 out of a total of 699 wanted folks have been arrested.
Meanwhile, Red Shirt activist Nattawut Saikuar has called on protesters to rally on the Asok intersection in Bangkok on September 19..

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