Fourteen Cambodians in Thai custody will be released after Veera Somkhwamkid was returned to Bangkok, permanent secretary for justice Chanchao Chaiyanukij said.
Mr Veera receives a warm welcome at Suvarnabhumi airport on Wednesday. - PATTARACHAI PREECHAPANICH
However, he stopped short of saying the move was a prisoner exchange, saying Mr Veera had received a pardon, which was a regular practice.
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