Eligible inmates will be freed while others will have their prison sentences reduced after a royal pardon was issued to mark His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great’s birthday on Sunday, according to the Royal Gazette.
Department of Corrections (DoC) director-general, Aryut Sinthopphan said about 32,000 inmates will be released — 22,000 of whom are to be freed immediately, while some 9,100 others will see their jail terms reduced to a point where parole can be considered.
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