BANGKOK: -- RUANGKRAI LEEKIJWATTANA, an outspoken member of Pheu Thai Party's legal team, has been in military custody for "attitude adjustment" since Tuesday, a Pheu Thai source said yesterday.
However, officials at the 11th Army Circle and Second Cavalry Division
of the Royal Guards denied Ruangkrai was detained at either military
The former senator was escorted away by soldiers on Tuesday night after
he allegedly sent a letter to the US charge d'affaires Patrick Murphy,
in which he claimed that former PM Yingluck Shinawatra had been
impeached due to political conflicts, the source said.
In the letter, he also accused the National Legislative Assembly (NLA)'s
move against Yingluck as "impeachment of an elected politician by
The source said some three to four vans arrived at Ruangkrai's house on
Tuesday night to take him away, and he had not been accounted for since.
After the NLA voted to impeach Yingluck last month, several Pheu Thai
members who were ministers in her government were invited by the junta
for "attitude adjustment" after they made comments against the move.