PM Prayut Chan-o-cha says “sorry” for spraying reporters with hand sanitiser

Screenshot via the Thai Government

PM Prayut Chan-o-cha says he was just “playing” around when he sprayed puffs of hand sanitiser at reporters during a press conference. When asked questions about a possible reshuffle of the Thai Cabinet, Prayut picked up a bottle of alcohol spray at his podium and gave the front row of the press a good spray while walking off, ending the conference.

The incident was filmed live and was picked up by international news outlets. Today, Prayut made an official apology and said he was just playing.

“I’m sorry, I didn’t mean to. I usually play with the media like this… I won’t do it again.”

Back in 2014, Prayut tossed a banana peel at a Thairath TV camera crew after being told to face the camera.

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SOURCE: Khaosod

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