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Government House,, The government warns people to be careful about posts or messages celebrating Fool's Day on 1 Apr. It may cause damage to others. causing society to panic It was pointed out that there is a penalty of both imprisonment and a fine. ...


Government House,, The government warns people to be careful about posts or messages celebrating Fool’s Day on 1 Apr. It may cause damage to others. causing society to panic It was pointed out that there is a penalty of both imprisonment and a fine.

Mr. Karom Phonphonklang, Deputy Spokesman of the Prime Minister’s Office, revealed that today (April 1) falls on April Fool’s Day or the day of lies. They often create lies for fun or to tease each other among friends. Many people use it as an activity to build relationships and relieve stress. But sometimes teasing or lying can affect others or create panic in society as well. Especially posting lies through social media. which may be published, forwarded or shared causing lies to spread widely

‘The government through the Royal Thai Police Please be careful of creating lies for fun or to tease others. Because of such actions It may cause damage to others or cause panic in society. which is considered an offense according to the law, such as: 1. Publishing info
rmation that causes others to defame, be disrespectful, or be hated. which is considered an offense of defamation by advertising According to Section 328 of the Criminal Code, you will be punished with imprisonment not exceeding 2 years and a fine not exceeding 200,000 baht,’ said the Deputy Spokesperson for the Prime Minister’s Office.

Mr. Karom said 2. Importing or disseminating false information into the computer system. that affects the security of the country public safety Economic stability of the country or infrastructure that is of public benefit to the country or causing panic among the people which is considered an offense according to The Computer Crime Act of 2007 and its amendments, Section 14(2), (5) are punishable by imprisonment not exceeding 5 years or a fine not exceeding 100,000 baht, or both.

‘Asking for cooperation from the people. Before sharing news or any information with other people Please check first whether the above information is true or not. If damaged or see any person creati
ng fake news that causes confusion in society Complaints can be filed at the police station near you. Or you can report information to the hotline 191 and the Royal Thai Police hotline 1599 24 hours a day,’ Deputy Spokesperson of the Prime Minister’s Office Said.

Source: Thai News Agency