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1) to prevent a person or organization from talking or writing about a particular subject ปิดปาก (2) to tie a piece of cloth around a person's mouth or to put it inside in order to stop them from speaking, shouting or calling for help ปิดปากไม่ให้มีเสียงลอดออกมา
Department of Special Investigation chief Tharit Pengdit said on Tuesday he is satisfied with the Criminal Court's order prohibiting Jatuporn Prompan from any involvement in political gatherings of five or more people and effectively gagging him.
The threatened gagging of an official election candidate is an example of a growing limitation of free speech by the government and independent bodies.
"As soon as a victim hopped in his car, he would poke a knife at her, handcuff her hands behind her back, and gag her," Pol Lt Col Pitiphan said.