Bureaucrats To File Theft Charges Against Protesters

(11 December) Representatives of 29 state agencies have said they will file charges against anti-government protesters for stealing their personal belongings during the recent occupation at the Government Complex.

The protesters led by People′s Committee for Absolute Democracy With the King As Head of State (PCAD) had seized the compound of Government Complex in northern Bangkok from 26 November to 1 December in an effort to pressure Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra into resignation.
 
On their return to their workplace after the protesters had departed, many officials said their desks had been ransacked and their personal belongings stolen.
 
Pol.Lt.Col. Pong Sangmurin, commander of Thoong Song Hong Police, told our correspondent the police have already investigated the scene, collecting fingerprints and other evidence for further prosecution against the alleged theft. 
 
The police officer said he expected the officials to file charges at his police station today.
 
 

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