Thailand's junta denies torturing anti-government bombing suspects

March 19, 2015 11:32 AM

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BANGKOK – Thailand's junta has denied accusations of torturing suspects in a bombing investigation, as human rights groups step up their criticism of the military regime.

Lawyers for four suspects in a March 7 grenade attack outside Bangkok Criminal Court say their clients alleged they were punched and tortured with electrical shocks to try to get them to confess. The grenade caused minor damage and no casualties.

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