Woman charged after insulting PM Prayut in Ratchaburi

Three law enforcement officials charged a middle aged girl for causing chaos in public. The lady, about 50 years old, reportedly insulted Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and blocked the road in entrance of a community hall in the central province of Ratchaburi 10 minutes before the PM arrived on the scene.
PM Prayut visited a group corridor in the Baan Pong district of Ratchaburi yesterday to oversee a authorities development plan within the space. Many locals gathered to welcome the 68 year outdated PM while law enforcement officials stood by to make sure the premier’s security.
However, about ten minutes earlier than the PM arrived at the corridor, two girls, one of whom was identified as Wantana, rushed to the center of the highway and raised a three-finger salute, whereas loudly complaining about the PM’s work. Protesters have used the three-finger salute as a symbol of the French Revolutionary perfect of liberty, equality, and fraternity. The gesture was revived by protesters in the 2020 Thai political disaster.
When officers urged them to stop, one of them stepped again, however Wantana remained on the street, ready for the PM. Two policewomen and one policeman tried to influence Wantana to maneuver however she refused and tried to get again on the highway.
Wantana continued to shout on the PM so one of many policewomen coated her mouth.
According to a report on Thairath, some local reporters urged the officers to relax as a outcome of it might create a foul image for the Thai police however the officers dragged her into a van and took her to Baan Pong Police Station.
One officer claimed that Wantana bit her finger when she covered her mouth and didn’t obey police orders so she will face three charges, together with:
Wantana was later launched on bail of 10,000 baht and gave an interview with Khaosod about her motive. Wantana said…
“I needed to complain to the PM about the economic disaster. Tools has affected me and my family so much. I submitted a grievance to Baan Pong Police Station and the Ministry of Interior, but there was no development. Problems did not get solved.”
Wantana emphasised that…
“The PM should not solely take heed to the clapping sounds from his fans but also the issues that the residents face. I tried to say it to him, however I received pulled out of the scene despite the fact that I didn’t do something mistaken. I was attacked and injured on my knees and left ankle. They (the police) additionally blamed me for attacking them.”
Khaosod additionally reported that Wantana was a former Member of Parliament for Ratchaburi province in 2019. She joined the election underneath the Pheu Chart, or For the Nation Party.
Wantana revealed that she didn’t want to play any part in Thai politics again. She said…
“I am too outdated to be a politician. I am ready for the subsequent election. I will vote for the PM that may clear up the economic points that each one individuals are facing, and the PM that listens to the voice of the people, not PM Prayut, who solely sits on the throne.”

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