Supreme court of Thailand in Bangkok

Top court upholds ruling in Saudi diamond case

The Supreme Court yesterday upheld an Appeal Court’s ruling of a seven-year jail term for Sawek Kanthama – a former police subordinate of crime-buster Chalor Kerdthes – for abusing authority and stealing jewellery evidence in relation to the Saudi Blue Diamond case.

Sawek, who had been acquitted along with three others by the Criminal Court in May 2006, sought to have the case dropped after prosecutors failed to file an appeal.

Read more: The Nation

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