Pheu Thai Politico Gets 99 Years in Jail For Bribery

26.09.2020 - 03:40

BANGKOK — The top court on Thursday sentenced former Pheu Thai MP Watana Muangsook to 99 years in prison for demanding bribes in a housing development project. The Supreme Court’s Criminal Division for Holders of Political Positions convicted Watana of 11 counts of negligence and extorting bribes in the government-initiated Baan Eua Arthorn housing program while he served as the social development minister under Thaksin Shinawatra’s administration more than a decade ago.

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