Red-shirt arsonists’ light jail terms upped to life sentences

 Red-shirt arsonists’ light jail terms upped to life sentences

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a life sentence to the man who led red-shirt protestors to torch Ubon Ratchathani’s provincial hall in 2010, overruling a lower court’s sentence of only one year.

The high court initially gave the death penalty to 60-year-old Pichet Thabutda, a core leader of the Chak Thong Rop (Warrior Flag Group), but commuted it to life in prison.

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