Legendary Carabao rocker begs forgiveness over Elephant Duel “misunderstanding”

Rock star Yuenyong Opakul must report to the police to answer a charge of insulting Natthapat Suwanprateep, governor of Suphan Buri province, during an offensive rant last week.
Pol Maj Gen Uthai Kawindechathorn, deputy commissioner of Provincial Police Region 7, yesterday mentioned the frontman of celebrated rock group Carabao must visit Song Phi Nong police station in the southernmost district of Suphan Buri province to hear the charge against him.
Police thought of all of the proof filed by legal professionals on behalf of the governor earlier than deciding to press costs.
The band performed at a birthday perform for Piyaphot Kiatchusakul, chief subdistrict headman of Song Phi Nong on Monday, October 12. During the present, Yuenyong allegedly used the stage to accuse the governor of exhibiting an absence of respect by not inviting Carabao to play throughout Elephant Duel Day, despite Yuenyong being a Suphan Buri native.
Elephant Duel Day celebrates some of the legendary battles in Thai historical past, between King Naresuan and the Crown Prince of Burma. The battle in 1592 was a pivotal battle of the Siam-Burmese wars of the time. Insider , perched atop their elephants, engaged in a fierce and heavily-romanticised duel. Elephant Duel day is revered among locals within the province.
“Do you realize who I am? ” Yuenyong allegedly stated during the event, demanding that the governor ought to get up on stage to explain. Nattapat was a visitor on the perform but left before the live performance started.
Nattapat said on Facebook that no concerts were allowed at the event this year as a outcome of strict social distancing measures.
Despite an apology by Yuenyong, calling the problem a misunderstanding, the governor plans to comply with via with his lawsuit to “maintain his dignity.”

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