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Top policeman enters 'Tob Jote' fray

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The national police chief will review the entire five-part Tob Jote series aired on Thai PBS to see if it broke any laws. The last programme in the series, which involved a debate on the role of the monarchy, has stirred controversy after it was abruptly cancelled only to be aired a few days later. 

About 100 people rallied at the Thai PBS headquarters on Vibhavadi Rangsit Road Wednesday to demand station director Somchai Suwanban resign over the broadcasting of the controversial debate on the role of the monarchy. (Photo by Surapol Promsaka Na Sakolnakorn)

National police chief Pol Gen Adul Saengsingkaew said he has instructed the authorities to provide him with all necessary information including the Tob Jote script.

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