THAILAND: Supreme Court puts Santika Pub owner in jail

The court battle over responsibility for the Santika Pub tragedy seven years ago has ended with the Supreme Court jailing owner Wisuk Setsawat and ordering two others to pay the victims more than 5 million baht. The final verdict of the Supreme Court on the pub owner reversed the Appeal Court’s ruling on Oct 22, 2013, which acquitted Wisuk, widely known as Sia Khao, of all charges relating to the deaths and injuries in the horrifying fire at the pub on Oct 31, 2008.

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Santika pub owner Wisuk Setsawat (left) leaves the courthouse on Oct 22, 2013 after the Appeal Court overturned the lower court’s decision convicting him. (Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarsill)



About Antoni Uni

I am born in Haarlem, the Netherlands, and went to Spain, l'Escala - Costabrava, in 1988. After 15 years I made a mistake and went travelling in S.E. Asia. and in 2005 I dropped down in Bangkok where I still live. Mijn website met foto's is:
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