Popular news-talk TV host Sorayuth Suthassanachinda declared he already paid 138.79 million baht of damages occurred to the state-run media enterprise MCOT.
Mr Sorayuth is the owner of TV production firm Rai Som Co which was found to have breached its contract with MCOT by the National Anti-Corruption Commission on Thursday. The NACC said the MCOT had been defrauded of 138 million baht in payments due from advertising revenue.
Speaking in his morning news show, Rueng Lao Chao Nee or "stories to be told this morning" aired on Channel 3, Mr Sorayuth said the full amount had already been paid. Rai Som also filed a complaint with the Administrative Court demanding the MCOT pay it overdue advertising revenue sharing.
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