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Autopsy confirms death of key witness in Red Bull heir’s

A second autopsy, conducted on the body of Julachart Mardthong, a key defence witness in Red Bull heir’s hit-and-run case, has confirmed a police report that he died in an accident and that there was no foul play. The finding was disclosed at a news conference this afternoon (Monday) by Pol Lt-Gen Prachuab Wongsook, commissioner […]Read More

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Major Trafficking Trial Opens Amid Fears for Witnesses

BANGKOK — The trial of 92 suspected human traffickers, arrested after the discovery of shallow graves of migrants in the jungle, began in Bangkok on Tuesday and the attorney-general’s office said it would be over within a year amid fears about the safety of witnesses. Traffickers abandoned boatloads of migrants at sea last year after […]Read More

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Witness hearing date finally set in airport shutdowns case

After three years, the examination-of-evidence phase in the trial of 97 People’s Alliance for Democracy members for their 2008 seizure of Bangkok’s airports finally ended Monday, but the next step won’t be taken for eight months. The Criminal Court set Oct 20 for the hearing of a first batch of prosecution witnesses. Read more: Bangkok […]Read More

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Police tried to manipulate Koh Tao witness, court told

Police on Koh Tao tried to persuade a witness at the Witheridge-Miller crime scene into saying that he had wiped blood off an alleged murder weapon, according to Aung Myo Thant, a lawyer for the defence team. Speaking to DVB on Thursday evening, the lawyer said the court heard testimony from a Burmese migrant named […]Read More

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There Was No Crackdown in 2010, Says Abhisit Witness

BANGKOK — The military operation that dispersed Redshirt protesters in 2010 and left more than 90 people dead was not a “crackdown,” says a former government official and key witness in an ongoing legal case over the incident. Thawil Pliensri, who served as director of the National Security Council under Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, was […]Read More

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NCPO confesses to taking 2010 witness from home

A day after denying the military had detained a key witness to the 2010 Wat Pathum Wanaram killings, the National Council for Peace and Order confessed it had indeed taken Nattatida Meewangpla from her home last week. First Army Region commander Kampanart Ruddith said Ms Nattatida had been brought in for questioning by officers investigating […]Read More

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Key witness says foreigner kills British tourists

Eighth Region Police Command commissioner says police investigators have obtained a key witness who said foreigner killed the two British tourists in Koh Tao island. The latest twist in the investigation was revealed Saturday by commissioner Pol Lt Gen Panya Mamen. Read more: thaipbs.or.thRead More

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Yingluck Shinawatra asks attorney-general to accept additional witnesses

BANGKOK, Aug 6 – Norawit Lalaeng, lawyer for Thailand’s former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, asked the attorney-general to listen to about 50 witnesses to defend her in the case in which she was accused of negligence of duty in her corruption-plagued rice-pledging scheme. He filed a letter of Ms Yingluck complaining that corruption allegations against […]Read More