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Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban shakes hands with supporters in Bangkok. Thai police made their first arrest of a senior leader of anti-government protests on Monday. Photo: Xinhua

Thai police arrest 'second most important' protest figure

Thai police made their first arrest of a senior leader of anti-government protests for violating the country's emergency law yesterday as government officials promised to apprehend other leaders of the movement.