Abhisit and Suthep back off on police reshuffle

9 08 2009

The Bangkok Post (7 August 2009: “Police Commission stands by list endorsed by Patcharawat”) reports that the “Police Commission has resolved to leave the reshuffle list of 152 high-ranking police officers unchanged…”. Deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban had called a meeting of the commission on Friday to reconsider it but backed off as the Election Commission began to look at “whether Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva interfered in the police investigation of the attempted murder of People’s Alliance for Democracy leader Sondhi Limthongkul…”.



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20 08 2009
Abhisit still keen to reshuffle police « Political Prisoners in Thailand

[…] still keen to reshuffle police About a week ago, PPT blogged that Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and Deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban had backed off […]

29 08 2009
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