London, Sep 2 : Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has announced that the police have arrested a main suspect in connection with the Bangkok blasts that killed 20 people last month.
According to the Guardian, the man was arrested on the Thai crossing with Cambodia. Prayuth said that it was true that the suspect was arrested at Sa Kaeo checkpoint. It was the second arrest announcement by Thai authorities since the Bangkok bombing on the Erawan shrine on August 17. (Also Read: Bangkok Blasts: Thai Defence minister is clear about bombers identity)
Thai police have issued two more arrest warrants against a Thai woman and a foreign man, whose nationality remains unknown, in connection with the deadly Bangkok temple blast that killed 20 people two weeks ago. According to The New York Times, police have also released images of the suspects during a television statement.
Police broadcast the woman’s Thai identification card showing her in a black headscarf and a sketch of the man. Earlier on Saturday, police arrested a man from an apartment in Bangkok’s outskirts and confiscated bomb-making equipment that included detonators, ball bearings and a metal pipe believed to be a bomb casing