Thaksin Shinawatra could be out ‘in February’

Thaksin Shinawatra posing near a helicopter.

Thaksin Shinawatra posing near a helicopter. Photo: Thaksin Shinawatra / Facebook.

Senator Somchai Sawangkarn has confirmed that jailed former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra will be eligible for early release in February after completing half of his one-year jail term.

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Mr Somchai, who chairs the Senate committee on human rights, civil liberty and consumer protection, said Thaksin can still receive a reduction in jail time even though his eight-year term has already been commuted to one year.

Full story: Bangkok Post


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