BANGKOK, 18 April 2019 (NNT) - The Technology Crime Suppression Division has given Future Forward Party’s Secretary-General time to submit his statement against charges of contempt of the constitutional court and violation of the Computer Crimes Act, by 25th April.
Future Forward Party’s secretary-general Piyabutr Saengkanokkul has revealed after acknowledging charges against him by the National Council for Peace and Order, concerning his alleged contempt of the Constitutional Court and violation of the Computer Crimes Act after being summoned by the Technology Crime Suppression Division (TCSD), saying that he remains confident of Thailand’s justice system and the work of investigators and related officers.
The TCSD has given Mr Piyabutr nine days to gather his witnesses and evidence, and to submit his statement regarding the allegations by 25th April.
TCSD Spokesman Pol Col Siriwat Deepor has confirmed Mr Piyabutr will not be retained at this time as the case is still undergoing the necessary investigation, while his case will be processed justly, upholding the freedom and rights of all parties.
Acknowledgement of Mr Piyabutr’s charges was observed by delegates from the United Nations, and a National Human Rights Commissioner Mrs Angkhana Neelaphaijit.