Thai police say main Bangkok bomb suspect not arrested in Malaysia

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BANGKOK, 23 September 2015 -The Royal Thai Police said it can’t be confirmed whether Malaysian authorities have arrested the yellow shirted man who was seen placing the bomb at Ratchaprasong Intersection.

Royal Thai Police Spokesperson, Police Lieutenant General Prawut Thawornsiri has advised Thais to rely only on information provided by Thai police, for accurate news of any developments in the Ratchaprasong blast investigation.

He added that criminals are arrested in Malaysia everyday just as they are in Thailand, and they are not all connected to the bomb blast.

This Aug. 17, 2015, image, released by Royal Thai Police spokesman Lt. Gen. Prawut Thavornsiri shows a man wearing a yellow T-shirt near the Erawan Shrine before the explosion occurred in Bangkok.(Royal Thai Police via AP)

Meanwhile, Metro Police Chief Police, Major General Sriwara Rangsipramkul said the interrogations conducted on a college student, the wife of another bomb suspect Mr. Adul Tawab, and a taxi driver believed to have taken the main suspect to Hua Lam Pong Train Station, have led to the police issuing more arrest warrants.