The Appeal Court on Friday acquitted the convicted mastermind behind the killing of an activist who led protests against a coal-fired power plant project in Bo Nok, Prachuap Khiri Khan, almost a decade ago.
It also upheld the lower court's decision to acquit two other suspects of ordering the murder.
The ruling concerns the killing of Charoen Wat-aksorn, who was shot dead aged 37 at Bo Nok intersection in Muang district on June 21, 2004. He was a leader of protests against a coal-fired power plant proposed by Gulf Electric Co.
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