21 militant red shirts arrested in Khon Kaen allegedly with arms

Breaking News May 24, 2014 00:00

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Khon Kaen - Some 200 troops have raided a rented apartment building and rounded up 21 militant red shirts allegedly with two grenades and two gas cylinders.



The suspects include a woman. Two of the suspects were identified as Prathin Junket and Meechai Muangmontree.

The raid took place Friday evening. The troops found the suspects on the fourth floor of Chonlapruek Apartment in Muang district.

Meechai and Prathin told the troops that they rented the entire fourth floor of the building to make preparations to fight against the coup. They said they received an order for a red-shirt leader to create incidents as part of the fight.

The Nation