In a desperate move to protect the Supreme Court building in Bangkok, the Fine Arts Department filed a complaint Saturday with police seeking to halt the demolition of the historic structure.
JUDGEMENT DAY: A photo taken on Friday shows the left wing of the Supreme Court building, which used to house the Criminal Court, has been torn down.
Sahawat Naenna, head of the Fine Arts Department, insisted the department is authorised to safeguard the building under the 1961 Historical Buildings Act. It was constructed in 1939 during the era of Field Marshal Pibulsonggram.
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