CAPO declares 6 junctions and Govt Complex as restricted areas


BANGKOK, 12 January 2014  The Center for Administration of Peace and Order (CAPO) prohibits vehicles which carry concrete blocks and loudspeakers from entering 14 roads in inner Bangkok. Six main junctions and many important places are declared as restricted areas. 

National police chief and CAPO director Pol.Gen. Adul Saengsingkaew on Sunday signed the center’s announcements concerning anti-government mass rallies on 13 January. The announcements ban the vehicles with articles which can disrupt authorities’ security operations such as sand, concrete blocks, gunny sacks, bamboo sticks, tires and more than one-kilowatt loudspeakers. The vehicles are not allowed to run on the following roads unless otherwise permitted.

1. Ratchasima road from Ruenrudee to Prachakasem junctions 2. Phitsanulok road, from Wang Daeng to Yommarat 3. U Thong Nai road, from U Thong Nai junction to the Royal Plaza 4. Likhit road 5. Rama V, from Anothai to Sukhothai junction 6. Sukhothai road, from Ruen Ridee to Sukhothai junctions 7. Ratchawithee road, from Kan Ruen to Ratchawithee junctions 8. Ratchadamnoen Nok road, from Phra Roop to Jor Por Ror junctions 9. Luk Luang road, from Wisakamnaruman bridge to Thewakam bridge 10. Pichai road, from Khattiyanee junction to Ratchawithee road 11. Nakhon Sawan road, from Phitsanulok junction to Thewakam bridge 12. Si Ayutthaya road, from Wat Banchamabophit to Thewakam bridge 13. Nakhon Pathom road 14. Krung Kasem road, from Prachakasem to Thewakam

The restricted areas declared by the CAPO include Sala Daeng junction, Pathumwan junction, Ratchaprasong junction, Asok junction, the Victory Monument and surrounding areas and Ratchadamnoen Klang road from Kok Wua junction to Ratchadamnoen Nok and Jor Por Ror junction.

Furthermore, individuals or groups of people are prohibited from entering eight important places unless allowed by authorities. They are the Government Complex, the CAT Telecom headquarters on Chaengwattana road, the TOT office on Chaengwattana road, the Thaicom satellite station in Nonthaburi province, the Thaicom satellite earth station in Lat Lum Kaeo, the CAT Telecom office in Bang Rak, the office of the Aeronautical Radio of Thailand and the Police Club.