Pro-Thaksin army specialist_ Seh Daeng- suspended from duty

BANGKOK, 13 January 2010 (NNT) – Major General Khattiya Sawasdiphol, a pro-Thaksin army specialist has been suspended from duty for breaching military regulations, according to Army Commander-in-Chief, General Anupong Paochinda.

General Anupong reconfirmed that the suspension of the senior army expert was in accordance with the rule of law and without bias. He stated that whether legal actions will be taken against the officer depends on the result of investigations and related evidence. He declined to elaborate on the necessity to take decisive action against Maj-Gen Khattiya.

Major General Khattiya, also known as Seh Daeng, is accused of insubordination, attacking Gen Anupong’s leadership and spearheading political campaigns against the ruling Democrat government.

Supporters of the anti-government United Front of Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) on Wednesday staged their protests at the Defence Ministry and the Army headquarters in response to the action taken against Maj-Gen Khattiya.

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