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Appeals Court upholds Surapak's acquittal on lese majeste charge

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The Appeals Court on Wednesday upheld the acquittal of computer programmer Surapak Phuchaisaeng on a charge of lese majeste. 

Mr Surapak, of Bung Kan province,  was arrested in 2011. On Oct 31, 2012 the Criminal Courtfound him not guilty of lese majeste charges, giving him the benefit of the doubt.

The Appeals Court rectified the "incomplete verdict" of the court of first Instance and ordered the return of Mr Surapak's computers that were seized by police.

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