Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin freed on parole

Thaksin Shinawatra: Former Thai prime minister released on parole

Feb 18, 2024 by BBC News - Asia

Key Facts

  • Image source, AFP via Getty Images Image caption, Thaksin Shinawatra was seen being driven away from a police hospital in the capital Bangkok on Sunday Thailand's convicted former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has arrived at his mansion in the capital Bangkok after being released on parole.
  • The billionaire was freed from a police hospital, where he had been serving a one-year jail sentence for corruption and abuse of power.
  • Thaksin, 74, was detained as soon as he returned to Thailand last August from 15 years in self-imposed exile.
  • On Sunday, Thaksin was seen being driven away from the police hospital in the capital, where he had spent six months.

Click To Read Full Article


This story was produced by the Kwhen Automated News Generator. For more articles like this, please visit us at Write to © 2021 Kwhen Inc.

Was this content valuable for you?