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A leading online lawyer has warned against people venting their frustrations against the Thai police on Facebook.

Have a go against police online and face jail, says lawyer | News by Samui TimesRatchaphon Sirisakhorn was writing on his page “Sai Trong Kotmai” (Law direct).

He said that Article 136 meant that letting off steam by posting inflammatory articles about the Thai cops could land the poster in jail for a year or make them subject to a 20,000 baht fine.

Or both.

Daily News said it was understandable that people might be frustrated after being arrested or ticketed by the cops but they should be careful what they say.

Ratchaphon has been in the news a lot recently after commenting on legal action that could be taken in a variety of situations including defaming Thai women for having small breasts.

His face and online assistance has become so familiar that he has been affectionately dubbed the “Baldy Brief”.

Thai Visa / Daily News

Have a go against police online and face jail, says lawyer | News by Samui Times

 

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