South Samut Sakhon provincial court has issued an arrest warrant for Democrat MP Kanchit Tabsuwan on a charge of premeditated murder.
The warrant was approved on Wednesday evening. Mr Kanchit is the main suspect in the murder of the former chairman of the Samut Sakhon Provincial Administration Organisation, Udon Kraiwatnussorn, at a petrol station on Dec 25, 2011.
Provincial Police Region 7 Commissioner Pol Lt Gen Harnpon Nitwiboon said police had requested the warrant based on the evidence and witnesses' testimonies on hand. Pol Lt Gen Harnpon also said that he is not pressured by the case, in which the suspect is a politician.
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