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Court owes us the truth, and nothing but

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Finally, the Supreme Court has broken its silence. 

For about two months, the country's top legal body has been bombarded with questions over its move to tear down its old office, a complex of courthouses on Sanam Luang and Khlong Lot. The Fine Arts Department has categorised the buildings as historical structures that must be preserved.

But the judiciary had remained tight-lipped, until this week. They must be feeling the heat, with the Fine Arts Department lodging complaints with Chana Songkhram police, accusing the court of ignoring repeated warnings that demolishing the buildings would be in breach of the Historical Objects and Historical Building Act BE 2504.

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