Reuters reported,ThailandPrime Minister Shretha Thawisin confirmed on the 13th that the parole application of 74-year-old former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has been approved and is expected to be officially released on February 18 in accordance with government regulations.
“Thaksin has been officially released on parole and everything complies with Department of Corrections regulations,” Saita said. “Thaksin has served as prime minister for many years and for a long time. Has served the country and people till now. After being released from jail, he will return to ordinary citizens.”
Thailand Correctional Services DepartmentMinistry of JusticeA list of February parole recommendations was presented, and 930 prisoners were ultimately approved for parole, including Thaksin.
Thaksin returned from exile in August last year after 15 years. The court sentenced him to eight years in prison on suspicion of corruption and abuse of power. However, on the first night of sentencing he was sentenced to eight years in prison.high blood pressureHe was transferred to hospital, during which time he was pardoned by the King of Thailand and his sentence was commuted to one year. After six months of detention in hospital, Thaksin announced that he had been paroled, which meant that Thaksin had been granted parole. Didn’t spend even a day in jail.