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Court lets off 2 red shirts on arson charges

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Two red shirts were acquitted yesterday of setting fire to the CentralWorld shopping complex at the end of anti-government protests in May 2010. 

The Southern Bangkok Criminal Court freed Saichol Paebua and Pinij Channarong, citing a lack of witnesses and evidence.

Saichol and Mr Pinij were among four defendants accused of setting fire to the shopping complex during the 2010 red-shirt political violence.

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