Thailand’s jailed ex-PM Thaksin leaves police hospital, witnesses say


Thaksin returned to Thailand in 2023 after 15 years of self-imposed exile.

Thailand’s jailed former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has left a police hospital where has been detained since returning to the kingdom after 15 years of self-imposed exile, media outlets have reported.

Thaksin, 74, was seen early on Sunday in a vehicle leaving the hospital in central Bangkok, multiple outlets reported, citing witnesses.

Thailand’s Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin had earlier announced that Thaksin would be released on parole in Sunday.

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