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Supreme Court sentences ex-deputy education minister Chaowarin to two years

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Main entrance of the Supreme Court of Thailand. Photo: Wattana Songpetchmongkol.


Former deputy education minister Chaowarin Latthasaksiri, alias Kobori, was today sentenced to two years in prison, without suspension, by the Supreme Court after he was found guilty of defrauding B.C.P. Trading, a Cambodian company, out of about 11 million baht in a cement deal.

The former Pheu Thai MP for Ratchaburi was charged with misappropriating US$352,781 (about 11.4 million baht) paid by the company in 2014 to purchase cement from TPI Polene, a Thai cement manufacturer.

Full story: thaipbsworld.com

By Thai PBS World


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