Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Sondhi says he knows the man who wanted to have him killed
Who ordered the assassination of Sondhi Limthongkul?
Sondhi knows who he is. That's according to one of his closest aides, Panthep Puapongpan, who also serves as the spokesman of the People's Alliance for Democracy.
Panthep told Nation Channel this morning that if Sondhi knew the main culprit (not only the alleged hired gunmen (for whom arrest warrants were issued yesterday), then Premier Abhisit Vejjajiva should know too.
That's because the chief investigation officer of this case, Deputy National Police Chief Police Gen Thani Somboonsap, reports directly to he PM, not to his direct boss in the Police Department.
If the premier knew the identity of the main culprit, would he have the guts to remove him immediately? Panthep posed the question and said: "This particular person is a senior man who has a wide network of the military and police officers. Anybody following the news should know what I mean...."