September 16, 2015 – Thai police will send another team to Kuala Lumpur to gather more information on three people detained by the Malaysian police over links with a group of suspects responsible for the bomb attacks in central Bangkok on Aug 17.
“On the second trip tomorrow, we will send our officials who are familiar with Malaysian protocol. The team may be able to interrogate the three persons,” said Thai police deputy chief, Police General Chaktip Chaijinda at a press conference on his return to Bangkok.
“I am not sure if we are able to talk with them (the three people)…in principle, they allow us to interrogate the suspects but we have to see,” he said, adding that he obtained useful information during his trip and the Malaysian police had been very cooperative.
Chaktip said during his visit to Kuala Lumpur yesterday, he and his team met with Malaysia’s Special Branch chief, Datuk Seri Mohamad Fuzi Harun as the country’s inspector-general of police, Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar was abroad.
On Monday, Khalid had announced the arrest of two Malaysians and a Pakistani in connection with the bomb attacks in Bangkok.
Chaktip said apart from discussions on the three individuals, illegal human trafficking routes and other issues were also discussed.