promote! Dika reveals the fate of magnate Premchai with the black panthers Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary
On December 7, reporters reported that on December 8 at 9:00 a.m., the Thong Pha Phum Provincial Court, Kanchanaburi Province made an appointment to hear the verdict of the Supreme Court on the black panther hunting case, No. 219/2018. At the prosecutor of Thong Pha Phum Province The plaintiff sued Mr. Premchai Kannasoot, former chairman of the board of Italian-Thai Development Public Company Limited, Mr. Yong Dodkrue, the driver, Mrs. Natee Riamsaen, Mae Krua, and Mr. Thani Thummas Pranpa as the 1-4 defendants. for the offense of carrying a firearm in a town, village, or public road without permission; Hunting bases in wildlife sanctuaries without permission Joint base for hunting protected wildlife without permission Joint bases are for the unauthorized possession of protected carcasses. Joint bases help hide, help take away. or accepting the carcass of wild animals acquired through illegal acts and collecting bases in the National Forest without permission Case on February 4, 2018, the defendants entered the Thung Yai Naresuan forest in the western region of Kanchanaburi and killed the black panther. gray back pheasant which is a wildlife sanctuary for food
The defendant refused. Later, the Thong Pha Phum Provincial Court considered that the defendants had committed the crime, sentenced Premchai, the 1st defendant to a total of 16 months, without parole, and the 2nd defendant, Yong Dodkrua, for a total of 13 months without parole. Natee Riamsaen, the 3rd defendant, 4 months, fined 10,000 baht, suspended the sentence for 2 years and imprisoned for Mr. Thani Thummas, the 4th defendant, totaling 2 years and 17 months without parole and all defendants Jointly pay damages amounting to 2 million baht plus interest at 7.5% per annum to the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation. the victim
The prosecutor, the plaintiff and the four defendants filed an appeal.
Later, the Kanchanaburi Provincial Court Has read the verdict of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, sentenced to increase the prison sentence of Mr. Premchai Karnasut to a total of 2 years and 14 months, Mr Yong Dodkrua, to a total of 2 years and 17 months, and Mrs Natee Riamsaen to one year and 8 months’ imprisonment, a fine of 40,000 baht, but Suspended for two years, while Mr Thani Thummas was imprisoned for a total of two years and 21 months without parole for Mr. Premchai, Mr Yong and Mr Thani to the four defendants. together to pay compensation to the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation to the victims totaling 2 million baht, plus interest at 7.5% per annum.
The court then granted bail to Premchai Karnasuta, the 1st defendant, Yong Dodkrua, the 2nd defendant, and Thani Thummas, the 4th defendant, by adding another 200,000 baht each during the petition by stipulating conditions prohibiting leaving the country unless will be allowed
The reporter also reported that earlier, Mr. Premchai He was also sentenced by the Court of Appeal for Corruption and Misconduct Cases, upholding one year’s imprisonment without parole. In the case of Mr. Premchai offering bribes to government officials in order not to be prosecuted for hunting wild animals that the Mr. was sued as a defendant in a joint offense of giving, requesting or accepting that property or any other benefit to the official in order to induce action, not to act, or to delay an act that is unlawful in duty According to the Criminal Code, Section 144 and Section 83 in the case of hunting wild animals and others, which the case is under consideration of the Supreme Court.
And there are still cases at the Court of Appeal. Sentenced to 6 months in prison for Mr Premchai without parole. In the case of having a rifle in possession without permission according to the Firearms and Ammunition Act B.E. 2490, the case is under consideration by the Supreme Court as well.