Prawut advised reporters on the shrine on Saturday that the primary arrested suspect, who has been referred to each as Bilal Mohammed and Adem Karadag, the identify on a Turkish passport he holds, was accountable for the bombing.
The first picture released by police identified his ethnicity as Uighur, but the police later released another picture with the reference deleted and asked the media not to identify him as Uighur. “If they did, he would not have got past our net”, said an Indian...
Six people, including a Pakistani and three women, have been detained by Malaysian and Thai authorities as part of their probe into Thailand’s deadliest bombing at a Brahma temple last month that claimed 20 lives.
Deputy police chief Chakthip Chaijinda was in Kuala Lumpur meeting Malaysian police to discuss information involving the three suspects, but initially they were linked only with possible trafficking of Urghur people, Pol Gen Somyot told a press conference.
Thailand’s military apprehended a second foreign suspect in connection with the deadly August 17 bombing in central Bangkok, said Winthai Suwaree, spokesman of the National Council for Peace and Order.
Thailand’s police chief said Monday the investigation into last week’s bomb blast has been hampered by broken security cameras in central Bangkok along the main suspect’s getaway route. He is being charged with possessing an illegal weapon, which carries a...
Authorities had said they were looking for a “woman wearing a black shirt” who video showed standing in front of the prime suspect, but they now believe she is not connected to Monday’s blast, which killed least 20 people and wounded more than 120.
The authorities believe bomb blasts at the Erawan shrine and Sathorn Bridge in Bangkok this week were aimed at discrediting the military government, national police chief General Somyot Poompanmuang has said.