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Yuyee's drug case unlikely to be revived

Ex-model's request for bail denied

Former actress and model Chatchaya Cuesta Ramos, better known as Yuyee, who is serving a 15-year sentence for cocaine smuggling. (Bangkok Post file photo)

The Justice Ministry is unlikely to revive the case of former actress and model Chatchaya Cuesta Ramos, better known as Yuyee, who is serving a 15-year sentence for smuggling cocaine into the country, despite the online campaign initiated by her Spanish celebrity husband.

Deputy permanent secretary for justice Thawatchai Thaikhiew said on Saturday that the case of Yuyee, 43, also known in Thailand as Alisa Inthusamit, is unlikely to meet the criteria for it to be considered again.

Last week the Supreme Court rejected a request for bail by the imprisoned model, ending the opportunity for Yuyee to fight her sentence.

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