‘Men in black’ are policemen, Chalerm claims (Bangkok)

The armed “men in black”, much mentioned during last year’s political violence, are in the media limelight again after Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yoobamrung yesterday claimed those men donned police uniforms during the day.

“I would like to reiterate here that they are policemen,” Chalerm said.

He went on to say that a group of policemen from the Northeast carried out the assassination of Army specialist Maj-General Khattiya Sawasdiphol.

Khattiya was fatally shot while giving an interview to the media at the red-shirt rally in the heart of Bangkok in May last year.

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Seh Daeng / June 2, 1951 – May 17, 2010

Photo Rachadamri Rd. 6-4-2010

Photo copyright Antoni P. Uni

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About Antoni Uni

I am born in Haarlem, the Netherlands, and went to Spain, l'Escala - Costabrava, in 1988. After 15 years I made a mistake and went travelling in S.E. Asia. and in 2005 I dropped down in Bangkok where I still live. Mijn website met foto's is: http://www.antoniuniphotography.com/
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