Thirty seven students, lecturers, researchers and members of the red shirt movement reported to Chiang Mai city police station today after receiving warrants for their arrest. All 37 were charged with breaking the emergency decree which bans gatherings during the pandemic. They are being accused of attending a rally at Tha Pae gate on the 29th February of last year. Three were also charged for another gathering on the 17th of November of last year.
Pots and pans were symbolically clanged by a couple of dozen supporters to wish away bad luck as the group entered the police station.
According to the police all 37 will be released on bail today and individually called in for questioning as part of the investigative process.