Thai ex-PM Thaksin granted bail, next hearing in July

Updated June 18 2024 - 7:10pm, first published 7:06pm
Ex-Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra has been granted bail and will face his next court hearing in July. (AP PHOTO)
Ex-Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra has been granted bail and will face his next court hearing in July. (AP PHOTO)

Thailand's influential former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, a powerful backer of the largest party in the governing coalition, has avoided pre-trial detention for allegedly insulting the monarchy after a criminal court granted him bail.

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