Worapon Mawimon

112Police arrested two suspects accused with the lese majeste law for making false claims about the monarchy for financial benefits. This was about 15 July 2015. One was Worapon Mawimon.

A police press conference said Worapon was  accused of lese majeste.

Worapon, who denies the allegations, was accused of impersonating a high ranking military officer who could use his (royal) connections to promote others in exchange for money.

Media accounts of Worapon’s case:

Prachatai, 15 July 2016: “Two fake military officers arrested for lèse majesté