Police need time to delve into Ratchaprasong attack


BANGKOK, 16 September 2015  – Deputy Prime Minister Gen. Prawit Wongsuwan has called on the public to give the police time to find out the truth behind the bombing at the Ratchaprasong junction. He confirmed no motive has yet to be ruled out.

The deputy premier on Wednesday spoke about the progress of the police’s investigation into the Ratchaprasong blast. He said the incident’s motive could be either politics, human trafficking or revenge. When asked if the bombing was transnational crime, he said the police needed time to ascertain if the attack was related to foreign criminal networks.

(AP Photo/Mark Baker)

As for the problem of human trafficking, the deputy PM stressed that the government was trying to preventing it in every way since the country was in a transition period and urged all sides to cooperate with the government.