Red co-leader gets 1 year in jail
- Published: 27/12/2012 at 11:55 AM
- Online news:
The Criminal Court on Thursday sentenced a leading member of the red-shirt United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), Somchai Paiboon to, one year in jail without suspension.
Somchai Paiboon (file photo)
Somchai, 41, a former Pheu Thai Party member of the Bang Bon district council in Bangkok, was charged with inciting unrest, illegal assembly and violation of the emergency decree in the UDD protests between March 12 and April 20, 2010.
The court sentenced him to one year imprisonment without suspension.
Somchai said he would apply for bail, pending an appeal to a higher court.
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