Police pursue extradition for suspects of Criminal Court bomb

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BANGKOK, 22 March 2015  – The police are now coordinating the extradition of the Ratchada Criminal Court bombing suspect currently living abroad, while all related perpetrators will be prosecuted, said the Commissioner-General. 

The Royal Thai Police Commissioner-General Pol Gen Somyot Pumpanmuang has revealed the progress of the Ratchada Criminal Court bombing incident case that the police are now in the progress of requesting for the extradition of Mr. Anek Chaichana (Anek San Fran), a suspect for this case. in accord to the extradition treaty.

He has said that the procedures will require official documentation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to be sent to the United States, the location of the suspect, after an arrest warrant has been issued by the court.

The Police Commissioner-General has warned that the suspect may choose to depart the United States to a country that does not share an extradition treaty with Thailand. This matter must be proceeds as quickly as possible, says the Police Commissioner-General.

The Police Commissioner-General also mentioned the tracing of Mr. Weerasak Towangjorn (Yai Pattaya), another suspect of this case, that the police is following the suspects and will be making the arrest. Other related suspects’ arrests will be considered based on the evidence.

He has added that all suspects and those who are related to the case will be prosecuted to maximum degree, while the evidence is being checked for completion in the presentation for this case by the inquiry officials.