State officials to face death penalty under new anti corruption law now coming in force

 State officials to face death penalty under new anti corruption law now coming in force

Bang Kwang Central Prison in Nonthaburi. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.




The Secretariat of the cabinet yesterday released the new anti corruption law that carries death penalty for state officials found guilty of corruption.

The new law which is an amendment to the existing Anti-Corruption Act 1999 was passed by the National Legislative Assembly (NLA), and was published in the Royal Gazette on July 9.

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