CityNews – July 27th, The National Council for Peace and Order used Article 44 to call on 11 local Chiang Mai politicians and their family members to report to Military Circle 11 in Bangkok. The 11 were accused of disseminating distorted information, in letter form, about the upcoming referendum.
The 11 include Boonlert Buranupakorn, Chief Executive of the Chiang Mai Provincial Administrative Organisation, Tassanee Buranupakorn, Deputy Chief Executive of the Chiang Mai Provincial Administrative Organisation and Former Pheu Thai MP, Kachen Jeakkhachorn, Mayor of Chang Puak Sub-district Municipality, Thanthip Buranupakorn, Wisarut Kunanitisan, a man who released the letter, Atipong Khamul, Kittakorn Paitaya, Aimon Dhapsok, Supawadee Ngammuang, Thewarat Inta and Kobkarn Sukeeta.
At 33rd Military Circle before sending 11 local Chiang Mai politicians and their family members to report to Military Circle 11 in Bangkok on July 27th.
As of July 28th, nine of the eleven are now in Military Circle 11. Boonlert has plans to go to Bangkok himself today, but Thewarat, the driver of Tassanee says he is unable to go.
Though his name is not amongst the 11, Mayor Tassanai Buranupakorn has also self-reported to the military.
If found guilty of distributing distorted letters to the public about the upcoming referendum, all eleven will be prosecuted according to the law.