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Thai construction mogul says he will stay in post despite poaching case

Italian-Thai Development's Premchai tells investors scandal has not impacted the company

Premchai Karnasuta, president of Italian-Thai Development, denies allegations of poaching and tells shareholders he will stay in office unless he is thrown in jail. (Photo by Yukako Ono)

BANGKOK -- Premchai Karnasuta, president of Thailand's largest construction company Italian-Thai Development, who was arrested for poaching wild animals in a World Heritage sanctuary, said on Wednesday that he will stay in office while fighting the case in court.

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