The latest disclosure of a video right this moment from an ITV shareholders’ assembly has intensified scrutiny over the corporate’s operations and potential authorized implications for stakeholders. Lawyer Decha Kittiwitthayanan made headlines after drawing consideration to the inconsistencies between the assembly’s video footage and beforehand launched experiences, suggesting potential authorized repercussions for these concerned.
Decha identified the clear discrepancy between the way in which the assembly’s chairman answered questions on ITV‘s business operations and the contents of the corporate’s official report. The report claimed ITV was nonetheless engaged in media operations, whereas the chairman said in any other case within the recorded video. In response to Decha, these concerned in creating, certifying, auditing, and amending the assembly’s report may face authorized penalties based mostly on Thailand’s Public Firm Act, which covers situations of false or omitted data in firm paperwork with a jail sentence of as much as 5 years and a superb of as much as a million baht (US$ 28,822).
As well as, Decha revealed paperwork courting again to eight March 2007 during which ITV’s executives had terminated all workers, successfully ceasing operations. These paperwork had been disclosed after the Thai Prime Minister’s Workplace terminated the corporate’s tv broadcasting contract. If these paperwork are considered alongside the video footage as proof, all events concerned within the case may threat a good harsher penalty, together with a jail sentence of seven to 10 years and a 20-year suspension of voting rights underneath part 143 paragraph 3 of the Structure of the Kingdom of Thailand.
Decha additionally posted on social media that the video file, being digital and materials proof, is extra reliable than the assembly report, which is a documented witness. As investigations proceed, the case has the potential to affect quite a few people related to ITV and its operations, notably these implicated within the abuse of political energy.