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Pornpan 'Joyce TK' Rattanamethanon will be released soon after serving more than eight years in prison.

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The Ratchada Criminal Court on Tuesday ordered the release of Pornpan 'Joyce TK' Rattanamethanon, one half of the late 90s dance-pop duo Triumph Kingdom, after the ex-singer spent eight years and 10 months in prison for possession of illicit drugs with intent to sell. 

The Criminal Court on Tuesday ordered the release of Pornpan 'Joyce TK' Rattanamethanon, one half of 90s dance-pop duo Triumph Kingdom, after she spent eight years and 10 months in prison for possessing illicit drugs with intent to sell. (File Photo)

Pornpan, 32, and her boyfriend Jitpat Sungsuwan, 33 were arrested in November 2004 during a police sting operation. They had in their possession 4,040 methamphetamine pills, or yaba.

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