BJT sues Chuvit Kamolvisit for injury to get together reputation

The Bhumjaithai Party (BJT) has filed a lawsuit against the previous politician and whistleblower Chuvit Kamolvisit, accusing him of damaging the status of its celebration candidates and seeking one hundred million baht in damages. The party’s legal professionals, Natchanikarn Ketkhamkhwa and Pichai Iem-on claim that Chuvit has harmed the party’s recognition within the lead-up to the final elections.
Well respected can additionally be requesting a court injunction to stop the ex-massage parlour magnate from attending its ultimate election marketing campaign rally at present in Bangkok. The celebration is requesting the injunction to prohibit any potential disruptions by Chuvit at any BJT occasions from right now until election day.
Chuvit has publicly opposed the BJT’s cannabis policy and urged voters to assist his crusade towards the recreational use of the plant. The BJT has maintained that it supports the medicinal use of hashish however opposes leisure use. However, this stance resulted from its push to take away hashish from the nationwide record of managed drugs before a law could be properly enacted to make clear what is and isn’t allowed.
Lawyer Pichai explained that the BJT is suing Chuvit as a end result of he has infringed upon the rights of the get together, and further intimidated its members and supporters near Din Daeng police station in Bangkok on May 2nd. The damages quantity is predicated on the campaign budgets of get together candidates in four hundred constituencies throughout the nation, amounting to 1.9 million baht per constituency MP.
The court has accepted the lawsuit for consideration, with witness examinations scheduled to start on July 3rd. A determination on the injunction was anticipated yesterday evening. Pichai stated that Chuvit remains to be free to carry press conferences and provides media interviews within the framework of the legislation. The party, nonetheless, has requested that he keep away from staging any moves in opposition to it close to their rally venues to stop potential confrontations.
In April, a courtroom granted a temporary injunction in response to a BJT request that barred Chuvit from criticising its hashish policy. This decision raised issues amongst free-speech advocates, but it was swiftly overturned by the Civil Court, which said that the basic public has the best to learn about the advantages and potential risks of cannabis usage..