A total of 183 People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) protesters were arrested in Tuesday’s operations to reclaim Ratchadamnoen Avenue and the Energy Ministry rally sites, Royal Thai Police spokesman Piya Uthayo said on Tuesday.
Of the 183 arrested demonstrators, 144 had been rallying at the energy ministry complex on Vibhavadi Rangsit Road, which also houses PTT headquarters. The group of arrested protesters at the rally site led by Thai Energy Reform Council representative and PDRC member Rawee Maschamadol included 48 women.
The remaining 39 detainees were brought in from the rally stage at Pan Fah Bridge on Ratchadamnoen Avenue, Pol Maj Gen Piya said.
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