• Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:00
    Senior monk gets 26 years in jail for helping ‘embezzle’ temple funds
    A SENIOR monk has received a 26-year jail term for colluding with a former National Buddhism Office (NBO) chief to embezzle temple funds.
  • Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:00
    Clampdown on hospital brawls necessary, say authorities
    THE MEDICAL Council has warned that brawlers who invade hospitals after midnight will face a jail term of up to five years, adding that drunks should also be banned from hospitals unless they are injured.
  • Thu, 21 Mar 2019 19:30
    Top detective gets jail over 2012 demotion
    The Supreme Court on Thursday gave former head of the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) Tarit Pengdith, 61, a one-year jail term without suspension for unfairly demoting a subordinate in 2012.
  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 16:15
    Kanchanaburi binturong hunter jailed
    The Kanchanaburi Provincial Court on Wednesday handed down a jail term of three years and seven months plus a Bt2,000 fine to the 41-year-old Myanmar Kareni man identified only as Tata over his shooting of a binturong in Sai Yok National Park last October.
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  • Thu, 28 Feb 2019 20:30
    Yongyuth’s verdict on Alpine case upheld
    THE APPEALS COURT on Thursday upheld a two-year jail term against former Pheu Thai leader Yongyuth Wichaidith for his role in the Alpine Golf Club land scandal.
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 15:20
    Supreme Court jails ‘yellow-shirt’ leaders including Chamlong
    The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld jail terms for six leaders of so-called yellow-shirt protests held against then prime minister Samak Sundaravej in 2008.
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  • Wed, 06 Feb 2019 18:03
    British woman jailed for slapping Bali immigration officer
    Denpasar, Indonesia - A British woman was handed a six-month jail term Wednesday for slapping an immigration officer in Bali after she missed her flight because of an expired tourist visa.
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  • Mon, 24 Dec 2018 16:30
    New electronic devices to keep close watch on parolees
    The Justice Ministry on Monday unveiled new electronic monitoring (EM) wrist-wrapping devices and an EM control centre that can operate around the clock and cover all sites in the world to keep an eye on offenders on parole or on suspended jail terms.
  • Thu, 06 Dec 2018 14:00
    Rattapoom gets suspended jail term in e-Money licence case
    Singer-actor Rattapoom “Film” Toekongsap, as president of Payall Group, was given a two-year suspended jail term and fined Bt50,000 on Thursday for his role in operating e-Money services without a proper licence.
  • Mon, 26 Nov 2018 14:36
    Gate-blocking pickup owner gets suspended jail term, Bt5,000 fine
    The pick-up truck owner whose vehicle made headlines after she blocked the entrance gate to the Bangkok home of two elderly sisters in February prompting an axe-and-shovel attack on the truck, has been sentenced to 15 days in prison and a Bt5,000 fine.
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    ‘Death bus’ driver jailed, but why is operator not held accountable?  
    Re: “Bus driver gets four-year jail term over passenger deaths”, The Nation, November 14.
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  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:52
    THAI Smiles warns against forbidden words
    THAI Smiles has clarified the words not allowed to speak at the airport because they are considered offenses with penalties, both jail term and fine, and may result in an unnecessary flight delay, according to its press statement.
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  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 20:00
    Bus driver gets four-year jail term over passenger deaths
    A Thai bus driver, who reportedly drove under drug influence and crashed his company’s chartered double-decker coach at a downhill curve in Nakhon Ratchasima’s Wang Nam Khieo district on March 22 resulting in 18 passenger deaths and 32 injuries, has been sentenced to a four-year-and-one-month jail term and his driver’s licence permanently revoked.
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:00
    Boonsong in urgent need of spinal surgery
    FORMER COMMERCE minister Boonsong Teriyapirom, who is serving a lengthy jail term for corruption, is suffering from severe health problems that could lead to paralysis without proper treatment, Deputy Premier and Justice Minister Prajin Juntong said yesterday.
  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 12:24
    GT200 supplier gets another nine years in jail
    Avia Satcom Co Ltd and its top executive, Suttiwat Wattanakij, were found guilty of fraud in Don Mueang Kwaeng Court on Wednesday for supplying the Justice Ministry’s Central Institute of Forensic Science with GT200 devices that it falsely claimed could detect hidden bombs and narcotics.
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