Anti-government tycoon missing – Bangkok Post, June 9, 2013
[Ekkayuth Anchanbutr has been one of the most vigorous anti-Thaksin activists. Ekkayuth himself was embroiled in shady business dealings over the years and fled Thailand to escape charges. He eventually began dedicating himself to collecting and publishing the alleged political ins and outs of the Thaksin political clique.
His Thailand Insider website has been one of the main repositories of political information leaked from inside the government. Sometimes the info there sheds light on events, but often it is part of the Thai political power play where different factions within the government jockey for power and try to diminish each other with embarrassing leaks.
With the Pheu Thai Party under increasing pressure along several fronts, it is entirely possible that Ekkayuth’s disappearance could possibly be staged to further pressure and embarrass the government.]
Anti-Thaksin Thai missing tycoon’s CCTV hard-disk stolen – The Nation, June 10, 2013
…Suwat said Ekkayuth’s abductors also went to the businessman’s house to steal a computer connected to his security camera system. “They may be a big gang because they went to his house to eliminate the evidence,” Suwat said.
He said relatives found Ekkayuth’s house door open at 8pm on Friday and the computer’s hard disk, which recorded feeds from security cameras, was missing…