Violators of lese majesty law, coup orders to face court martial

national May 25, 2014 00:00

By The Nation

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The National Council for Peace and Order issued a latest order Sunday, saying violators of lese majesty law and coup orders as well as those threatening internal will face court martial.

The 37th order was announced on TV at 4:25 pm.
The order said those who committed crimes against the King, the Queen, the heir to the throne and the regent or those who violate Articles 107 to 112 of the Criminal Code must face court martial instead of being tried in the Criminal Court.
Those who commit crimes against the national security or those who violate Articles 113 to 118 of the Criminal Code would also face court martial.
The order said those who violate the NPCO’s orders will also face court martial.