Destroy the weapons stash Prevent violent incidents during school term

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BANGKOK, June 5- Sonthi is working to prevent violence during school starts. Destroyed the weapons den on Hathairat Road, seized AKs, shotguns, handguns, and explosives, and detained 20 students for prosecution.

Progress of yesterday's case (June 4, 2023 at 2:00 p.m.), Metropolitan Police Investigation 3, Metropolitan Investigation 4, Chalong Krung Police Station, Min Buri Police Station and Hua Mak Police Station. Subpoena Min Buri Criminal Court Inspect a house Hathairat Road, Bang Chan Subdistrict, Khlong Sam Wa District, Bangkok And detained 20 students at a vocational institute in Minburi area, 15 males and 5 females. From a search of the house and car, one AK 47 or AK firearm, two M67 grenades, shotguns and a gun were detained. 5 handguns, 1 Bankgun firearm and ammunition of various calibers. which the probation officer And an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) officer arrived to inspect the scene. and collected evidence

Police Colonel Krit Komnoi, superintendent of the Min Buri Police Station, revealed that among the total number of 20 students in the said house. 6 people were detained and prosecuted, who were the owners of the house. and the owner of a centralized firearm Initially prosecuted on charges of possession of weapons of war and violation of the Firearms Act, with 1 juvenile, investigators had to separate investigations and prosecute. and taken into custody at the Central Juvenile and Family Court The rest will be taken into custody to ask for the jurisdiction of the Min Buri Criminal Court to keep them in custody.

Police Colonel Niwet Ngamlarp, director of the Metropolitan Investigation 3, revealed that this raid was to prevent violent incidents from vocational students. that may cause incidents with antagonists from different institutions during this semester So Sonthi is investigating news about the source of the weapons. until it was discovered that the house was a gathering place for radical vocational students Therefore requesting a court summons to enter the search and found a large number of weapons .-Thai News Agency

Source: Thai News Agency