Death sentences for Thai police who murdered youth

 Death sentences for Thai police who murdered youth

The Administrative Court of Thailand. Photo: Government of Thailand.

PHUKET: The Criminal Court yesterday handed down a guilty verdict to five former Kalasin-based policemen for their involvement in the extrajudicial killing of a 17-year-old boy in 2004. Three of them were sentenced to death, another to life imprisonment, and the other to seven years in jail.

The death sentence was meted out against three police senior sergeant majors: Angkarn Kammoonna, Sudtinan Noanting and Pansin Uppana. They were 48, 43, and 42 years old, respectively. They were also found guilty of trying to cover up their crime.

Read more: The Phuket Gazette


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