Pattaya Police training for possible election protests

Pattaya –
The Pattaya City Police have been training for possible election protesters and protecting ballot boxes for the early voting in the Thai General Election tomorrow (May 7th).

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The training was held on Friday (May 5th) at the Mueang Pattaya 7 School (Baan Nong Pang Kae) and was led by the Pattaya City Police Deputy Chief Lieutenant Colonel Surachet Aneksri, Banglamung Police and Nongprue Police.

Lieutenant Colonel Surachet told the Pattaya News that there will be two sites utilized for the election in Banglamung district for the early voting. The training is aimed to prepare for any possible protest, protecting ballot boxes, and to keep peacefulness during the early voting.

However, anyone blocking to move ballot boxes after the voting will be imprisoned from one to ten years and fined from 20,000 baht to 200,000 baht, Surachet concluded.

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