Arnon released, re-arrested on fresh charge

Arnon Nampha, centre, on the stage during the rally at Sanam Luang on Sept 20. (Photo: Amornthep Chotchalermpong)

Protest leader Arnon Nampha was re-arrested after being released from Chiang Mai prison on bail and was taken to Pathum Thani and then to Chana Songkhram police station in Bangkok on Tuesday.

He was facing fresh charges of sedition under Section 116 of the Criminal Code in connection with the anti-government demonstration at Thammasat University’s Tha Phrachan campus and Sanam Luang on Sept 19-20.

On Monday, Mr Arnon was released from the Mae Taeng prison in Chiang Mai after the Chiang Mai Provincial Court approved bail with 200,000 baht cash collateral.

He had been detained after being arrested and charged with instigating unrest during a demonstration at the Tha Phae Gate in Chiang Mai on…

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