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Appeals Court upholds 16-month prison sentence for Premchai

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The Appeals Court has upheld the 16-month prison term, imposed in March by the Thong Pha Thum provincial court on Italian-Thai Development Pcl boss Premchai Karnasuta, for illegal poaching of protected wildlife in the Thung Yai Nareesuan wildlife sanctuary in February last year.

Appeals Court upholds 16-month prison sentence for Premchai | News by Samui Times

The Appeals Court verdict was read this morning by the Thong Pha Phum provincial court in the presence of Mr. Premchai, his team of lawyers and three other defendants, Yong Dodkrua, Mrs. Nathee Riamsaen and Thanee Thummat.

Also present was Mr. Wichien Chinnawong who, as chief of the wildlife sanctuary, made the arrests.  About 25 policemen from Thong Pha Phum police station were deployed to ensure order and security at the court.

Full story: https://www.thaipbsworld.com/appeals-court-upholds-16-month-prison-sentence-for-premchai/

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