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Five members of the so-called mysterious “Men in Black” who battled with troops at Kok Wua intersection near the Democracy Monument during the red-shirt protests in April 2010 resulting to the death of Romklao Phuvatham have been arrested by police.
Pol Gen Somyos Poompanmuang, deputy national police chief, told the media that the five suspects who identities were withheld confessed during the police interrogation that they were involved in the shooting of army troops and civilians near the Democracy Monument on April 10 at the height of the red-shirt protests against the Abhisit government.
The battle resulted to several troops of being killed, including Colonel Romklao who was posthumously promoted as a general, and also injured.
Pol Gen Somyos said the five were initially charged with possessing, carrying in public and using war weapons. Police are still looking for two more members of the “Men in Black”, he added.
The deputy police chief continued saying that since the case against the “Men in Black” was being investigated by the Department of Special Investigation, the police would notify the DSI of its intention to join the investigation. thai pbs
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