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Thai junta summons 38 more people, including political figures

38 people from various political camps were on Monday due to report to the Thai junta, following summonses issued on Sunday night.

BANGKOK: 38 people from various political camps were on Monday due to report to the Thai junta, following summonses issued on Sunday night.

Those summoned included Ruangkrai Leekitwattana, a former candidate on the Pheu Thai party list, Karom Ponpornklang, lawyer for the Red Shirt movement and Sitthichai Kittithanesuan, former MP for Nakhon Nayok province.

According to Bangkok Post, some of those summoned showed up at the army auditorium late Monday morning.

The Thai military has summoned more than a hundred prominent political figures after seizing power in a coup. Deposed premier Yingluck Shinawatra was among those who were ordered to report to the army.

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