Suthep’s son, three others get jail over encroachment charges

Suthep during the Bangkok Shut Down protests celebrating the Chinese New year, carrying a 100 baht notes fan

Suthep during the Bangkok Shut Down protests celebrating the Chinese New year, carrying a 100 baht notes fan. Photo: Suthep Thaugsuban / Facebook.




TAN THAUGSUBAN, the son of veteran politician Suthep Thaugsuban, and Suthep’s former secretary Banjerd Laopiyasakul, were Wednesday jailed for three years for their role in the encroachment of 31-rai of land on Khao Phaeng mountain in Surat Thani’s Samui island from 2000 to 2001.

Pongchai Fathaweeporn, 51, and Samart Ruangsri, 59, who sold the land, were also given a five-year jail term each.

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