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<p>The Thai police have arrested 42 people at checkpoints for the royal cremation. &nbsp;</p> <p>On 31 October 2017, deputy police chief Gen Srivara Ransibrahmanakul revealed that 42 people were arrested at checkpoints screening the participants at the funeral of the late King Bhumibol, which took place on 26 October, according to&nbsp;<a href="">Khaosod Online</a>.</p> <p>He said the 42 had been accused of criminal offenses and had outstanding arrest warrants. But he refused to reveal details about the charges against those arrested.</p>
<p>The junta have charged eight dissidents abducted by the military with sedition while two of the eight are also accused of lѐse majesté. Meanwhile, the police are gathering evidence against key red shirt figures allegedly linked to some of the eight. &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
<p>The authorities have transferred a Bike for Dad plot suspect to a remand facility on a military base after the junta’s legal office filed charges against him under the lèse majesté law.</p>
<p>The Deputy Police Chief has confirmed that clicking ‘like’ on lèse majesté and seditious Facebook content is a criminal offence while a computer crime expert refuted the police claim. &nbsp;</p>