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.
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By Thai PBS World