Defence lawyers in the trial of two Burmese men accused of killing two British backpackers on a Thai resort island last year said on Wednesday they would focus on the…
Koh Samui court orders all remaining forensic evidence found at the crime scene, including a shovel, to be gathered for forensic retesting.
Garbage cleaner on Sairee Beach testified that police tried to persuade him into saying he had wiped blood off a murder weapon, defence lawyer tells DVB.
A vital ruling is expected on whether key forensic evidence can be re-examined, following a day in court when police admitted using up certain DNA samples.
“Four prosecution witnesses testified at the trial today … none of them could precisely say that the two Burmese youngsters committed the murder.”
The outcome of the upcoming murder trial will be a test for Thailand not only to realise justice for the deceased, says rights activists Andy Hall.