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No jail for cabbie who assaulted tourist

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PHUKET - An illegal taxi driver who abducted and sexually assaulted a Chinese tourist while high on drugs and alcohol will serve no jail time. 

Paitoon Kruain, 32, received a suspended sentence of 13 months and a fine of 10,500 baht after pleading guilty on Friday to all the charges against him, the Phuket Gazette reported.

The court initially sentenced him to 26 months in prison and fined him 21,000 baht, a court clerk told the Gazette.

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