Jailed former Thai leader Thaksin granted parole

By Panarat Thepgumpanat and Chayut Setboonsarng
Updated February 13 2024 - 9:09pm, first published 9:07pm
Thaksin Shinawatra was jailed for a conflict of interest after returning from 15 years abroad. (AP PHOTO)
Thaksin Shinawatra was jailed for a conflict of interest after returning from 15 years abroad. (AP PHOTO)

Thailand's controversial billionaire former premier Thaksin Shinawatra has been granted parole after serving six months in detention, the prime minister says while highlighting his service to the country.

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