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Man acquitted of lese majeste charges filed by his brother

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The Criminal Court has acquitted a man whose own brother accused him of defaming His Majesty the King, saying that the only witness in the lese majeste case lacked credibility. 

Yuthaphum Madnok has been acquitted in a lese majeste case lodged against him by his own brother. Photo by Tawatchai Kemgumnerd

The Ratchada Court said Thanawat Madnok, 37, who filed the lese majeste charge against his younger brother, Yuthaphum, in May 2010, discredited himself by giving a confused testimony and showing obvious hostility toward the defendant.

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