Thu, 09/08/2012 – 15:56 | by prachatai
On 30 July 2012, in the Black Case No. O3252/2552 involving the murder of Mr. Kiattisak Thitboonkrong, 17 years, the Criminal Court condemned to death the first three defendants including Pol. Snr. Sgt. Maj. Angkarn Kammoonna, Pol. Snr. Sgt. Maj. Sutthinant Noenthing and Pol. Snr. Sgt. Maj. Phansilp Uppanant.
In detail, they were penalized for one year in jail for their offence involving the removing of dead body to conceal the cause of death and inflicted with death sentence for premeditated murder.
In the same case, the fifth defendant, Pol. Col. Montree Sriboonloue, was convicted to seven years in jail for abusing his office since he misused his power as an in charge investigator to help other persons from being brought to justice. The sixth defendant, Pol. Lt. Col. Sumitr Nanthasathit, was convicted to life sentence for conspiring to commit a premeditated murder. The fourth defendant, Pol. Lt. Col. Samphao Indee, was acquitted. In this case, the first to sixth defendants have been prosecuted for conspiring to commit a premeditated murder and removing the body and concealing the cause of death and for abusing their power as investigation officers to prevent other persons from being brought to justice. Continue reading “THAILAND: Statement on the death penalty imposed on three police officers for extrajudicial killing of Kiattisak Thitboonkrong”