Detectives Beaten By PCAD Protesters, Police Say

(15 January) 4 police officers have been hospitalised after they were beaten by anti-government protesters, according to a police statement.

Spokesperson office of the Royal Thai Police said the 4 officers were detectives operating under the Special Branch Police.
 
According to the statement, at around 23.00 last night the officers were gathering intelligence near Lumpini Park where supporters of the People′s Committee for Absolute Democracy With the King As Head of State (PCAD) were holding a rally. 
 
Suddenly, the police claimed, a group of protester guards attacked the detectives. They were later sent to hospital.
 
3 of the officers suffered from bruises, while the other officer lost 3 teeth and had small wounds on his face, the police said.
 
Their conditions have been described as stable.
 
 
 

 

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