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Thai Supreme Court Sentences Former Prime Minister To 5 Years In Absentia

Supporters of former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra reason signs and images of her final month, before she fled a nation rather than face a outcome from a Supreme Court in Bangkok.

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Supporters of former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra reason signs and images of her final month, before she fled a nation rather than face a outcome from a Supreme Court in Bangkok.

Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP/Getty Images

Thailand’s Supreme Court imposed a five-year jail judgment on former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, scarcely one month after she fled a nation and became a refugee on an detain aver over charges of rapist negligence.

A troops manoeuvre private Shinawatra from bureau in 2014; she faced charges over crime in her government’s doing of rice deals with Chinese state enterprises that cost Thailand billions of dollars.

Shinawatra fled Thailand in late August, as dual officials from her administration’s commerce group were condemned to decades in jail over a rice scheme. Now that her outcome has been announced, a new aver is being released for her arrest, Thailand’s The Nation reports.

As we’ve reported, “Thai media speculated that she competence have fled a nation and trafficked to Singapore, on her approach to to join her brother, former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who was dismissed by a troops in 2006.”

Thaksin Shinawatra has been vital in Dubai.