Japanese prosecutors release Suphat, drop charges

 Japanese prosecutors release Suphat, drop charges

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The senior Thai official detained in Kyoto for a possible theft charge has been released Friday evening, according to the Foreign Ministry.

Spokesman Sek Wannamethee said Japanese prosecutors had released Suphat Saguandeekul, deputy director-general of the Department of Intellectual Property, at 5.50pm Japanese time (3.50pm Bangkok time) on Friday.

Full story: Bangkok Post



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