Eight Thais sentenced to 7 years in Myanmar jail for illegal weapon possession

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RANONG, Aug 25 – Eight Thais were sentenced seven years in Myanmar jail for illegal possession of military weapons, an additional verdict on top of illegal entry and deforestation charges, said a senior Thai border committee chairman on Saturday.

Col Pornsak Poolsawas, chairman of Thailand-Myanmar’s Township Border Committee (TBC) at Ranong-Kawthaung said eight of 92 Thais now detained by Myanmar authorities were taken to hear their additional verdict at a local court on Friday and each received seven years in prison.

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