Amnesty granted by Thai King to thousands who are in prison

The King of Thailand has granted amnesty to thousands of prisoners who are currently in jails of the country.  On the eve of the birthday of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, a royal decree was issued following which at least 30,000 prisoners in Thailand have been pardoned, and 200,000 others will have their sentences reduced. 

The Royal Gazette announced  that the current King Maha Vajiralongkorn issued the pardons and amnesties nationwide to mark his father’s date of birth on December 5. 

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