Thai lawmaker sentenced to 2 years in prison for insulting monarchy, lawyer says

By Thomson Reuters May 26, 2024 | 10:43 PM

BANGKOK (Reuters) – A Thai court on Monday sentenced opposition lawmaker Chonthicha Jangrew to two years in prison for insulting the monarchy, her lawyer said.

She denies the charges and will file an appeal, lawyer Marisa Pidsaya told Reuters.

(Reporting by Panarat Thepgumpanat and Chayut Setboonsarng; Editing by Martin Petty)