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Ex-Yellow-Shirt Leader Sondhi Released from Jail

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Sondhi Limthongkul during recording of Muangthai Rai Sapda show

Sondhi Limthongkul during recording of Muangthai Rai Sapda (Thailand Weekly) show in 2006. Photo: Don Sambandaraksa / flickr.

BANGKOK, Sept 4 (TNA) – Thai prominent political activist and ex-media mogul Sondhi Limthongkul has been released from prison after serving three years and one month for fraud.

Sondhi, who was a key leader of the now-defunct People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD), better known as yellow shirt, is granted a royal pardon on the occasion of the Royal Coronation of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn in May, the Department of Corrections announced on Wednesday.

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