Red Shirt leaders released


BANGKOK, May 28 — The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) released some leaders of the red shirt United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) after seven days in detention.

Kwanchai Sarakham, UDD leader in Udon Thani province, showed up in a wheelchair together with another UDD leader Nisit Sinthuphrai and former commerce minister Chaiya Sasomsap.

They left the Royal Thai Army auditorium. After signing their names at its gate, they left on a guarded military van.

Seven people summoned by the 25th order of the NCPO turned themselves in. They were not allowed to get off their vehicles for photographers to capture their pictures. They showed up as summoned to report to the NCPO from 10am to 11am today.

Last night the NCPO changed its curfew hours from 10pm-5am to 12am-4am.

BTS, MRT and Airport Rail Link trains then change their service hours from 6am to 11pm.

Passenger buses of the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority will depart their depots from 3am and return to their depots within midnight. Night-long bus services are halted for the time being.