THE former deputy leader of Democrat Party Mr. Prinn Panichphakdi who has been hit with a string of sexual misconduct and indecent assault accusations with yet another case cropping up in Chiang Mai today (May 3) vowed to fight all these cases while looking to countersuing all complainants on defamation charges, Thansettakij newspaper said.
He has assigned Mr. Peeranut Wongsawat as head of his legal team in gathering important information, both personal and documentary, as well as forensic evidence.
Moreover he told his legal team to quickly gather information to countersue all complainants on defamation charges as soon as possible to protect the rights of both himself and his family.
Prinn had also gone to Chiang Mai police station this afternoon to acknowledge charges of indecent assault against a 25-year-old woman who is a resident of this northern city.
Pol. Col. Phuwanat Duangdee, the superintendent of this station, said Prinn was informed of the charges he faces but denied all of them. Police had asked the court to detain him.
However Prinn’s legal team then applied for bail which was granted at 100,000 baht.
Pol. Col. Phuwanat added that it was not necessary to further question the suspect with investigators now focussing on bringing other witnesses to strengthen the case.
Mr. Prinn Panichphakdi. Image: Thansettakij