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Thailand seeks 3 returned from Cambodia over alleged insults


    Associated Press

Phnom Penh   /   Thu, October 27, 2016   /  07:34 pm
Thailand seeks 3 returned from Cambodia over alleged insults Thai Royal Guard march outside the Grand Palace Oct. 14, 2016 prior to a religious ceremony for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Bangkok, Thailand. (AP/Wason Wanichakorn)

A Cambodian official says authorities are working on a request from Thailand's government to extradite three Thais accused of insulting the monarchy.

Foreign Ministry spokesman Chum Sounary told reporters Thursday that the Thai junta recently told Cambodia that the three Thais are believed to be in hiding in Cambodia.

He says the Cambodian government "is processing the extradition request."

No details of their alleged offense were known. Since the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Oct. 13, the Thai government has reportedly asked several nations to extradite Thais to face charges of insulting the monarchy, which in Thailand is punishable by prison sentences.

In recent days police have charged 20 people in Thailand for insulting the monarchy.

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