Protesters try to seize NBT station on Vipavadi road
Protesters block entrance of National Broadcasting Telelvision station on Vipavadi Rangsit Road on Tuesday.
Police detained on Tuesday a group of protesters who tried to seize an NBT television station on on Vipavadi Rangsit Road.
The attempt took place at about 5.30am when there are a few staffs of the NBT at that moment.
The group, comprising about 20 men, covered their faces with black pieces of cloths and dressed in black t-shirt and jeans.
Two NBT television hosts said in a news television programme at
about 6.10am that police found a handgun and long knives from the group.
The group also broke a glass door in their way to go to the
station's building. They separated into several groups and went into
the station. NBT staffs were told to leave the office.
Police are interrogating the group. One of them was Nitirat
Sapsomboon. Police brought the protesters who had weapons to a police
station while searching for protesters who might hide in the office.
Main protest will go to the Government House where Samak Cabinet will meet in its weekly meeting.http://nationmultimedia.com/2008/08/26/politics/politics_30081473.php