Premchai Karnasuta has been sent to Thong Pha Phum district prison for  more than three years. File photo: AFP
Premchai Karnasuta has been sent to Thong Pha Phum district prison for more than three years. File photo: AFP
Thailand

Thai tycoon jailed for poaching protected animals in case that sparked public outrage

  • Construction magnate Premchai Karnasuta was sentenced to nearly three and half years for shooting and cooking a black panther and other animals over a campfire
  • This is a rare case of a wealthy Thai serving time for wrongdoing. The public has grown weary of repeated examples of the rich flouting the law with impunity

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Premchai Karnasuta has been sent to Thong Pha Phum district prison for  more than three years. File photo: AFP
Premchai Karnasuta has been sent to Thong Pha Phum district prison for more than three years. File photo: AFP
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