BANGKOK, 26 September 2013 - 4 suspects active in the encroachment of govt-land in Khao Phang, Kho Samui District, Surat Thani Province has been sued through Dept of Special Investigation (DSI)'s prosecutors.

In accordance with the DSI Director General, Mr. Tharit Pengdit, the 4 suspects are: Pongchai Fahtaweephon, Samart Reungsri, Than Thuagsuban, and Banjerd Laopiyakul.

The DSI stated that the accused had dishonored the 1941 Forest Conservation Act and also the Land Code and will be accused of harming or taking away forest land belonging to the govt without authorization, in addition to damaging or seizing woodland possessed by the govt without having ownership right docs or allows from connected authorities.

The court offers scheduled an proof hearing involved on Nov 11even though approving bails to each of the 4 defendants.