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Thaksin underwent surgery, now recuperating: Corrections Dept


THE CORRECTIONS Department said this evening (Oct. 23) that de facto Pheu Thai boss Thaksin Shinawatra underwent an operation at Police Hospital’s orthopaedic operation room and is now recuperating in the Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Matichon newspaper said.

As informed by the Bangkok Remand Prison Thaksin was in the operation room from 9 a.m. till 2 p.m. after which he was taken to NICU.

The department ordered the head of Bangkok Remand Prison to go to the hospital to check the performance of duties and maintain order.

The department also clarified that other inmates too had been sent outside the prison for medical treatment due to various ailments.

From Oct. 1, 2022 till today 149 inmates had got medical treatment outside the jail with 115 for over 30 days, 30 for over 60 days and four for over 120 days.


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