Teen reports to face lese majeste charge

Teen reports to face lese majeste charge

Akkarasorn Opilan, the niece of Progressive Movement leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, reported to the Technology Crime Suppression Division (TCSD) on Thursday to answer a lese majeste charge.

The 17-year-old was accompanied by her lawyer, Krisadang Nutcharat.

The charge against Ms Akkarasorn was related to a Feb 13 social media post concerning clashes between police and anti-government protesters in front of the Criminal Court.

The post disappeared but not before it was captured by netizens.

A support group for victims of cyberbullying, led by Naengnoi Asvakittikorn and Noppadol Promprasit, later lodged a complaint against Ms Akkarasorn with the TCSD accusing her of violating the lese majeste law.

Thursday's meeting with the TCSD police was postponed from last week.

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