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Thai consort stripped of titles for ‘disloyalty’ to crown

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Thailand’s King Vajiralongkorn has stripped his royal consort of her rank and titles over “misbehaviour and disloyalty against the monarch”.

She was appointed in July, just two months after the king’s marriage to Queen Suthida, his fourth wife.

An official announcement said Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi was “ambitious” and had tried to “elevate herself to the same state as the queen”.

“The royal consort’s behaviours were considered disrespectful,” it said.

Sineenat, who was a major-general and is a trained pilot, nurse and bodyguard, was the first person to be awarded the title of Royal Noble Consort in nearly a century.

Queen Suthida – a 41-year-old former flight attendant and deputy head of his bodyguard unit – is King Vajiralongkorn’s long-term partner and has been seen with him in public for many years.

SourceBBC NEWS

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