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Panthongtae Shinawatra acquitted of money laundering charge

The Criminal Court for Corruption Cases today acquitted the son of fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, Panthongtae, of charges of money laundering involving a 10-million baht cheque, transferred to his bank account over 15 years ago by Mr Vichai Krisdathanon, then a top executive of the Krisdamahanakorn real estate group. The court ruled that […]Read More

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Criminal Court acquits six pro-election activists

Six pro-election activists were acquitted by the Criminal Court this morning (Friday) after they were found not guilty of illegal public assembly, as charged by the public prosecutors. The six activists include Sirstavit “Ja New” Seritiwat, Karn Pongprapaphan, Anont Nampa, Ms. Nattha “Bow” Mahatthana, Sukrit Piensuwan and Ms. Chonthicha Jaengraew. Full story: thaipbsworld.com By Thai […]Read More

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5 police charged in murder of Saudi businessman acquitted

Thailand’s Supreme Court today acquitted five police officers, including a police general, charged with the abduction and murder of a Saudi businessman who was reportedly on an assignment to investigate the alleged theft by a Thai gardener of a 50-carat blue diamond from the Saudi royal family thirty years ago. Upholding the acquittal by two […]Read More

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Olympic marksman Jakkrit’s wife acquitted for his murder

Nithiwadee Phucharoenyos, a doctor widely known as “Mor Nim”, accused of murdering her husband and former Olympic marksman Jakkrit Panichpatikum in 2013, was today acquitted by the Appeals Court which reversed the Criminal Court’s death sentence. She is one of the five defendants accused of colluding to kill Jakkrit. The other four are Jeerasak Klinkhlai, […]Read More

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Anti-coup protester acquitted on investigative flaw

The Pathumwan District Court acquitted an anti-coup protester on Thursday on grounds he was investigated by unauthorised officers. The court threw out the case of Apichart Pongsawath after ruling that that the Crime Suppression Division had no authority to handle this criminal case when it was under the jurisdiction of Pathumwan police station. Read more: […]Read More

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Suthep Thaugsuban acquitted of defaming Thaksin

The Supreme Court today acquitted Suthep Thaugsuban of defamation charge brought against him by the fugitive ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra for addressing in the House of Representatives and giving press interview saying that Thaksin wanted to be a president. Suthep, who was then deputy prime minister in charge of national security, told members of parliament during […]Read More

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Court acquits former minister Noppadon in Preah Vihear case

BANGKOK, 4 September 2015 (NNT) – The Supreme Court’s Criminal Division for Holders of Political Positions has acquitted former Minister of Foreign Affairs Noppadon Patthama of malfeasance. The National Anti-Corruption Commission in 2013 filed a lawsuit against Mr. Noppadon for having signed a communique with Cambodia to support Preah Vihear Temple in becoming a World […]Read More