Thaksin Shinawatra arrested on return to Thailand


Former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra was taken into police custody on Thursday after arriving on Thai soil and ending 17 months of exile to face corruption charges, police said.

Thai authorities took the 58-year-old billionaire politician into custody after his arrival at Suvarnabhumi International Airport on a Thai Airways flight from Hong Kong, said police Maj. Gen. Thaweesak Toochinda, the head of airport immigration police.

But Shinawatra was later released for a bail of 8 million baht, or about $267,560 after appearing in the country's Supreme Court.
If he gets found guilty would all his assets be seized, including Citeh? :p

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