• Short Summary

    THAILAND POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A COMMUNIST ANTI-GOVERNMENT PLOT IN WHICH ABOUT 60 SUSPECTS ARE ALLEGED TO BE INVOLVED.

  • Description

    THAILAND POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A COMMUNIST ANTI-GOVERNMENT PLOT IN WHICH ABOUT 60 SUSPECTS ARE ALLEGED TO BE INVOLVED.

    A HUGE EXHIBITION IS NOW BEING HELD IN BANGKOK, THE CAPITAL, TO SHOW THE PUBLIC COMMUNIS NEWS SHEETS CAPTURED AND PHOTOS OF SUSPECTS. THE DOCUMENTS WERE SEIZED MOSTLY IN NORTH EAST PROVINCES AND MANY OF THE SUSPECTS WERE BROUGHT TO BANGKOK FOR INTERROGATION.

    PROMINENT AMONG THE SUSPECTS WAS MR. RUAM PHAN WONG. A SCHOOL TEACHER WHO IS SAID TO HAVE VISITED PEKING AND MOSCOW SINCE 1949. HIS WIFE, ALSO A SCHOOL TEACHER, IS REPORTED TO HAVE TOLD THE POLICE THAT HE WAS FREQUENTLY AWAY FROM HOME. SHE IS ALSO REPORTED TO HAVE SAID THAT SHE ONCE FOUND A COMMUNIST PROPAGANDA SHEET UNDER HIS PILLOW.

    OTHERS UNDER INVESTIGATION INCLUDE A CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT AND A LAWYER. THE COMMUNIST PARTY IS ILLEGAL IN THAILAND. TWO COMMUNISTS HAVE ALREADY BEEN EXECUTED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6HUWEDCDJZRCCE3HKVX5YVLXV
    Media URN:
    VLVA6HUWEDCDJZRCCE3HKVX5YVLXV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/04/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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