Thai Man Jailed for 18 Months for Insulting Monarch

March 20, 2015 6:29 AM

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A Thai military court Friday sentenced a 67-year-old man to 18 months in prison for writing insults against the country's monarch on the wall of a shopping mall restroom, a lawyer said.

The military court in Bangkok found Opas Charnsooksai guilty of lese majeste — the crime of defaming, insulting or threatening the monarchy, for writing graffiti on the restroom wall in a Bangkok mall last October, the defendant's lawyer Sasinan Thamnithinan said.

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