The Department of Corrections plans to transfer 16 foreign prisoners back to their home countries to serve out their sentences in a bid to ease chronic overcrowding in Thai prisons.
Pol Col Naras Savestanan, director-general of the department, said a panel had approved the transfer requests from the inmates.
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