The court sentenced Warut Rattanasatchakit, 63, Pia Khamsai, 63, and Kittipong Khamwan, 24 to death for the premeditated murder of the couple.
PHRAE – A Provincial Court in Northern Thailand has sentenced three Thai men to death for murdering a British expatriate and his Thai wife, whose brother ordered the killings and struck the blows that killed his sister. A fourth defendant had his sentence of life imprisonment reduced to 25 years for cooperating with the investigation. […]
Prosecutors had requested 20 years in jail and a fine of $700,000 (£540,000) or, failing that, an extra year's imprisonment. But it is quite common for judges to go beyond what prosecutors require in Indonesia.
JAKARTA – A 35 year-old Frenchman has been sentenced to death in Indonesia for drug trafficking in a shock verdict after prosecutors had asked for a 20-year prison term. Félix Dorfin, 35, was convicted of trafficking about 3kg (6.6lb) of various drugs into the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok. He was arrested in September last […]
Mickelson, was accused of strangling Guilda Mickelson, 62, during an argument at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur in November 2016.
KUALA LUMPUR – The Kuala Lumpur High Court in Malaysia has sentenced an American, Gerald Wayne Mickelson, 63, to death by hanging on Tuesday after finding him guilty of murdering his ex-wife, his lawyer said. Mickelson, was accused of strangling Guilda Mickelson, 62, during an argument at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur in November […]
Lee was arrested in June 2016 upon arriving at Ho Chi Minh city's Tan Son Nhat international airport after officials found 1.5Kg cocaine in his bag
HANOI – A court in southern Vietnam has sentenced a South African man to death after finding him guilty of trafficking nearly 1.5 kilograms of cocaine. The Ho Chi Minh City Law newspaper said Coetzee Tyron Lee was convicted in a half-day trial Tuesday. It said Lee was arrested in June 2016 upon arriving […]
BANGKOK – A Malaysian drug dealer dubbed the “Iceman” was sentenced to death Thursday by a court in Thailand after he was convicted of running a narcotics network that funneled huge profits into legitimate businesses. Tun Hung Seong was arrested in April last year after a tip-off that he had hired a man to […]