Three former UDD leaders acknowledge charges related to 2009 Asean Summit in Pattaya

Three former co-leaders of the red-shirt movement or the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship turned themselves in to Pattaya police on Monday to acknowledge charges against them for their role in the breakup of the Asean Summit in the resort city in 2009.

Veerakarn Musikapong, Dr Weng Tochirakarn and Natthawuth Saikua showed up at Pattaya Muang district police station along with several supporters. They were informed of the charges against them, had their testimonies documented and finger prints stamped.

They were released on bail after acknowledging the charges.

Earlier, another red-shirt leader, Arisman Pongruangrong was sentenced to four years imprisonment for breaking up the Asean Summit.