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Thailand protesters swarm streets anew, with police and ‘Elephant Ticket’ the new targets

Thailand’s pro-democracy protesters took to the streets anew on Tuesday, massing around police headquarters in Bangkok after seizing on revelations of a pay-to-play promotion culture within the Thai police force to rev up their flagging movement.Evidence of the so-called Elephant Ticket – a list of police officers to be fast-tracked through the ranks through favours or connections – was produced in parliament last week by an opposition lawmaker who accused Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and…Thailand’s pro-democracy protesters took to the streets anew on Tuesday, massing around police headquarters in Bangkok after seizing on revelations of a pay-to-play promotion culture within the Thai police force to rev up their flagging movement.Evidence of the so-called Elephant Ticket – a list of police officers to be fast-tracked through the ranks through favours or connections – was produced in parliament last week by an opposition lawmaker who accused Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and…Read MoreSouth China Morning Post