Monday, September 03, 2007

More trouble for Shinawatra

Manchester City owner Thaksin Shinawatra has had a second
set of arrest warrants issued against him.
The former Thai prime minister and his wife are the subject of a
police inquiry into the couple's alleged violation of stock-trading
Last month saw the country's Supreme Court issue a first warrant
after the pair failed to return home to answer corruption charges relating to a
land sale.
The DSI said a second warrant had been sought as the couple had
repeatedly failed to appear in Bangkok to hear the charges.

The second set of charges brought against Shinawatra, and there could be the possibility of further charges brought should he (and his wife) continue to stay in the UK and away from Thailand. As with the first set of charges however, although there has been no response from Shinawatra or his lawyers it remains unlikely that he would head back to Thailand anytime soon.

Related Shinawatra links:

Newsnight feature, Amnesty International paper, Wikipedia entry.

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Anonymous said...

Why cant someone from CITY provide the fans with re-assurances instead of keeping things quiet. We keep hearing these allogations about FRANK. What is he is extradited. What happens to City then? Can someone answer this question

Wigan Blue said...

Happens to me all the time - if it isn't speeding it's parking.

The Thai Military Junta want to prosecute the democratically elected Prime Minister, who technically is still in power. No - I don't think so.

As for him being extradited back to Thailand - ha! Get real - although you may have grave doubts as to whether Gordon Brown is running a democracy any more, that is never going to happen.

All he has to do is

a) Claim political asylum or:

b) Take up lodgings in Mary Dee's

In fact, I'd put up some of the members of his family myself...