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Chalerm tells protesters to leave govt offices in 72 hours or face arrest The Nation / Phuket GazettePHUKET: Caretaker Labour Minister Chalerm Yoobamrung, the director of the Centre for Maintaining Peace and Order (CMPO), today issued an ultimatum to protesters to halt their siege of government offices within 72 hours.

Mr Chalerm said that the protesters would be arrested if they refused to stop blocking government offices.

“I’ll deploy assault units… to arrest all of them for violating the emergency decree and for illegal intrusion into government offices,” Mr Chalerm said.