Thai tycoon gets more jail time for poaching after appeal


  • Thailand Premium
  • Thursday, 12 Dec 2019

BANGKOK (ANN): The appeal court has increased Italian-Thai Development president Premchai Karnasuta's sentence from 16 months to two years 14 months jail time on three charges; poaching wild animals in a wildlife sanctuary, possessing the carcass of protected animal, and carrying firearms in public place.

The Thong Pha Phum Provincial Court in Kanchanaburi province on Thursday (Dec 12) read the appeal court's ruling in the criminal case filed against Premchai and three accomplices for trespassing and poaching in Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary on February 4-6,2018.

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