Supreme Court confirms life sentence for Lao drug kingpin Xaysana Keopimpha

Supreme Court of Thailand

Main entrance of the Supreme Court of Thailand. Photo: Wattana Songpetchmongkol.

The Supreme Court has rejected a Lao drug kingpin’s request to appeal his life sentence for smuggling more than a million “yaba” pills into Thailand.

In a decision read out at the Criminal Court in Bangkok on Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled that the life sentence confirmed by two lower courts for Xaysana Keopimpha was final.

Full story: Bangkok Post


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