Army chief shows gesture of support for Prayut
Royalist parades continue in provinces
Army chief Narongphan Jitkaewtae did not say a word but used a gesture to show his stance on Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha, as the prime minister is under intensifying pressure from student-led protesters to step down.
A retired soldier from the 31st Infantry Regiment was heard asking the army commander to take care of the prime minister but Gen Narongphan did not reply. Instead, he smiled and nodded.
The retired officer, who served in the same regiment as Gen Narongphan did, was attending a ceremony on Friday at the Royal Thai Army headquarters to mark…