Police “Joe Ferrari” torture case in courtroom right now, main charges denied

Today the 7 police officers accused of the suffocation demise caught on video of a suspect in custody on the Nakhon Sawan police station had their day in court. Pol Col Thitisan “Jo Ferrari” Utthanaphon admitted that he assaulted the suspect, but claimed his death was an accident and denied the strongest charges of homicide and torture against him.
In fact, all 7 officers confessed or plead guilty to the cost of homicide by the use of torture, doubtless as a outcome of a conviction is punishable by the death penalty. The case is being tried by the Central Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases and today marked the primary official day of the trial.
A few of the men denied all costs levied towards them whereas others confessed to a couple of the lesser charges. Thitisan admitted guilt in the courtroom to the costs of malfeasance in workplace which is listed as an offence in Section 157 of the Criminal Code. No problem confessed to charges of coercion, together with misuse of power inflicting damage to different folks.
The public prosecutor has indicted all 7 officers on those expenses. Evidence shall be examined at future hearings, with the subsequent one scheduled for two months from now, on January 19. The father of the victim who was suffocated to death requested to be added as a joint prosecutor attempting the case, and as neither the defence legal professionals nor the prosecutor objected, the courtroom approved his request.
The excessive profile case has been gathering condemnation and outrage from the common public since the video of the August 5 was leaked by a lawyer to social media. Viewers had been appalled as many layers of plastic bags have been positioned over the suspects head whereas his hands have been bound in what the police involved claimed was an try and get information about unlawful drugs. The case also revealed the intense wealth Thitisan had gathered as a relatively low-paid police officer..

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