Bt1 million reward for tips shedding light on killings in 2010 upheaval


BANGKOK, Oct 17 – Thailand’s Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has announced a Bt1 million reward for anyone who provides information leading to the arrest of instigators involving in seven fatal attacks during Bangkok’s political unrest in 2010.

DSI director general Tharit Pengdit said today that the seven cases include, among others, the murder of Gen Romklao Tuvatham and five army soldiers who were on a peace-keeping mission on Dinso Road near Bavorn Nives temple on April 10, 2010.

Six other cases include the deaths of Maj Gen Kattiya Sawasdipol at Saladaeng intersection near the entrance to the Silom MRT station, Reuters photojournalist Hiroyuki Muramoto on Tanao Road near Kok Wua intersection, Italian reporter Fabio Polenghi on Ratchadamri Road near Lumpini Park, Master Sgt Vithaya Promsalee (and the wounding of six others) in front of U-chuliang Building on Rama IV Road, Pol Sgt Kannapat Lertchanpen on Silom Road, and Pvt Narongrit Sara in Don Mueang district.