Thaksin Shinawatra- First Thai PM for Jail Sentence

  STRAIGHT TIMES:

BANGKOK – A THAI court on Tuesday found ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra guilty of conflict of interest and sentenced him in absentia to two years in jail, in the first ruling against the exiled multi-millionaire

REUTERS

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra had violated a conflict-of-interest law while in office and sentenced him to two years in prison

CNN

BANGKOK, Thailand (CNN) — A Thai court has found deposed prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra guilty of corruption, and sentenced him in absentia to two years imprisonment.

BBC WORLD NEWS

Thailand’s fugitive ex-PM Thaksin Shinawatra has been found guilty of corruption and sentenced to two years in prison by the Thai Supreme Court.

 

NATIONS

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sentenced ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra to two years in jail for abusing power to facilitate a deal for his wife; Khunying Pojamarn, to buy a Bangkok land plot worth t772 million from the state.

guardian.co.uk

Thailand’s former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra was today sentenced to two years’ imprisonment in absentia over a corrupt land deal.

TIMES ONLINE

Thai demands that Britain extradites Thaksin Shinawatra after two years jail sentence

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