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Re: Mercedes bus stop killer gets 10 years

Postby GenetheMachine on Sat Nov 05, 2011 2:08 am

Is Mr. Ham in jail yet? There is a basic set of ethics involved here that needs to supersede all of the influence the rich have over politicians and judges. That is the value of a human life outweighs influence. The fact that Mr. Ham was too impatient to wait to get around the bus and run over people shows he has no heart. There was something severely lacking in his upbringing. He needs to go to jail and spend time reflecting on his actions and maybe discover his heart.

I hope his karma will see that he is reincarnated as a lice in the \\\ ///// of a dog after he spends 10,000 years as a hungry ghost.
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Re: Mercedes bus stop killer gets 10 years

Postby KhunJoseph on Mon Dec 05, 2011 9:24 am

so? ... did he do any hard time?
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Re: Mercedes bus stop killer gets 10 years

Postby pankajs on Mon Dec 26, 2011 2:37 pm

10 years are less
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Re: Mercedes bus stop killer gets 10 years

Postby thiswayup on Thu Aug 23, 2012 4:09 pm

So Does anybody know where Mr. Ham is today?

Is this case still under appeal?
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Re: Mercedes bus stop killer gets 10 years

Postby GenetheMachine on Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:43 am

The court ruled Kanpitak was mentally afflicted with bipolar disorder, and reduced his prison sentence to two years suspended. He remains on bail pending an appeal. So he is still not in jail. And probably still driving. And someone is still dead.
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Re: Mercedes bus stop killer gets 10 years

Postby modsquad on Wed Mar 13, 2013 9:01 am

Full March 5, 2013 Post article:

The Appeals Court has reduced the prison sentence handed down to the son of a former Miss Thailand, who rammed his car into a crowded bus stop six years ago, killing one woman and injuring several other people.

The Appeals Court rules the Mercedes-Benz bus stop killer mentally afflicted and reduces his prison sentence to only two years, but he's still out on bail.

Kanpitak Pachimsawat, 24, better known by his nickname "Mu Ham", was charged with premeditated murder, attempted murder and physical assault in connection with the July 4, 2007 incident.

The defendant is the son of former Miss Thailand Sawinee Pakaranang and businessman Kan-anek Pachimsawat.

He droved his Mercedes Benz sedan into a crowd waiting at a bus stop in Bangkok's Watthana district on July 4, 2007, killing one woman and grieviously injuring two other people, following a quarrel with the driver of a bus.

The bus driver accused him of deliberately side-swiping his vehicle with his Mercedes-Benz car in heavy traffic. The case caused much public outrage.

In 2009, the Phra Khanong provincial court sentenced Kanpitak to 10 years and a month in jail, rejecting the claim made by his family that he could not control himself as he suffered from mental problems.

The court blamed Kanpitak's upbringing and said the parents had contributed to his bad conduct.

The Appeals Court ruling was read out in the Phra Khanong provincial court on Tuesday.

The judges ruled the defendant’s appeal to be “partially convincing”. The court said that during the act of committing murder, the defendant was being irresponsible and was unable to control himself because he had a mental illness.

The court decided to reduce Kanpitak's jail term. It initially reduced the prison sentence to three years, and then further reduced it by a third to two years on the grounds that the defendant had paid compensation that satisfied the injured parties and family of the deceased, and that the plaintiffs did not want to file civil and criminal cases against him.

The judges said the conclusion about the defendant's mental state while committing the crime had been drawn after they discussed the issue with Kanpitak’s physician and other medical experts including psychologists, social workers, clinical psychologists and nurses.

The meeting concluded the defendant was mentally ill and had suffered from seizures since he was a child. He suffered a bipolar disorder which affected his ability to control himself when he was angry. Therefore the defendant’s actions were involuntarily.

As a result, the penalty on the premeditated murder conviction should be reduced, the court said.

On the assault charge, Kanpitak was sentenced to one month in prison, suspended for two years. The court ordered him to report to probation officers and undergo psychiatric treatment for his mental impairment.

After the accident, Kanpitak was released on bail after his family placed a six milion baht (roughly $20,000 ) land title deed as security.

His bail was continued on Tuesday. It was not reported whether or not his lawyer indicated they would further appeal the sentence to the Supreme Court.

The Nation full article

March 5th 2013

The Appeals Court yesterday sentenced a young driver from a wealthy family to two years' suspended jail term for crashing into a group of bus passengers and killing one of them.

The Phra Khanong Provincial Court found that Kanpitak Patchimsawat, 25, had a mental problem that reduced his ability to control himself while under stress. It was found that the victim was killed while the defendant could not control himself.

He was initially sentenced to three years in jail, but the court later reduced the jail term to two years and one month.

The court decided to suspend the penalty for two years and required the defendant to report to probation officials every three months over that period. The defendant also was asked to have his mental problem treated.

Kanpitak, who is also known by his nickname of Moo Ham, made the headlines in 2007 when he was involved in a high-profile case of road accident.

He is son of businessman Kan-anek and former beauty queen Savinee.

Sucheera Insuwan, daughter of the dead victim, said she would consult with lawyer whether to bring the case to the Supreme Court. She said the Appeals Court verdict would serve as an interesting case study.

In the night of July 4, 2007, the Mercedes Benz car driven by Kanpitak was involved in a road accident with a public bus driven by Sataporn Arunsiri.

After the accident, Kanpitak hit the bus driver's forehead with a stone. The defendant later ploughed his car onto a pavement, crashing into many people at the nearby bus-stop. As a result, a woman named Saichon Luangsang was killed and seven others were injured.

When confronted by onlookers at the scene, Kanpitak appeared to have convulsions.

During the trial by a lower court, Kanpitak admitted to the charge of physically assaulting the bus driver but he rejected the charge of manslaughter and attempted murder.

In January 2009, the lower court sentenced the defendant to 10 years and a month in jail after finding him guilty of manslaughter and attempted murder. The term was reduced by two-third from the original penalty on grounds that the defendant had provided compensation to the victims and their families and that he had a mental problem.

March 6, 2013

Meanwhile: Police have forwarded the case against Red Bull heir Vorayuth Yoovidhya, charging him with reckless driving causing death, and fleeing the scene of an accident on Sept 3, 2012. ... rosecutors
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Honda tollway girl

Postby len on Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:12 pm

Let's not forget about Miss Honda

An 18-year-old girl who was the driver of a sedan which collided with a passenger van on the Don Muang tollway in December 2010, causing the death of nine people, was given a suspended two-year prison sentence by the Central Juvenile and Family Court.

On the night of Dec 27, 2010, a Honda Civic driven by Orachorn "Praewa" Thephasadin Na Ayudhya, who was 16 at the time, collided with the passenger van on the elevated Don Muang tollway.

The van then crashed into a barrier near the Bang Khen exit. Passengers were thrown from the vehicle and fell several metres to the road below. Orachorn sustained minor injuries. 31 Aug 2012
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Red Bull heir court case

Postby len on Fri Apr 05, 2013 9:34 am

This just in:

Red Bull heir case sparks legal conflict

The public prosecutor and the police are at loggerheads in the case against Red Bull heir Vorayuth Yoovidhya.

Police have suggested dropping the charges of drink-driving and exceeding the speed limit against Mr Vorayuth.

Ruecha Krairiksh, the prosecutor, said on Thursday he has postponed for another 30 days his final decision on whether to indict Mr Vorayuth because of the disagreement with the police.

Mr Vorayuth, 27, was initially charged with hit-and-run and drink-driving after ramming his Ferrari into Pol Snr Sgt Maj Wichian Klanprasert's motorcycle in the early hours of Sept 3, 2012 on Sukhumvit Road.

Pol Snr Sgt Maj Wichian was killed and his body dragged about 200 metres along the road in the accident.

Suwes Hom-uban, the Yoovidhya family driver, initially tried to take the blame for the accident but was later charged with giving a false statement to police.

Police now recommend Mr Vorayuth only be charged with careless driving causing death and hit-and-run.

The grandson of Red Bull founder Chaleo Yoovidhya could face up to 10 years in jail if found guilty of drink-driving causing death.

A guilty verdict for careless driving causing death, on the other hand, would carry a maximum sentence of only two years.

Police investigators, however, claim that while Mr Vorayuth's blood alcohol level was found to exceed the legal limit, it was unclear whether he drank before or after the accident _ even though the test was conducted in the afternoon of the same day the incident took place.

As for dropping the speeding charges, Mr Ruecha said police have cited the opinions of only two experts that Mr Vorayuth did not exceed the speed limit. He said the police need to submit more evidence to support the claim that the Red Bull scion was not speeding.
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Re: Mercedes killer Honda girl Red Bull heir

Postby nevets on Mon Apr 22, 2013 8:04 pm

:evil: A total mockery to Justis.
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Re: Mercedes killer Honda girl Red Bull heir

Postby len on Thu May 09, 2013 9:06 am

Latest Bull news

9 May 2013

The public prosecutor has postponed for the third time the indictment of Red Bull heir Vorayuth Yoovidhya, who is accused of killing a police officer in a hit-and-run case last year.

Prosecutors said they were still waiting for a response from police on whether they would press an additional charge of speeding against the suspect.

Mr Vorayuth, 28, was initially charged with hit-and-run and drink-driving after he allegedly rammed his Ferrari into Pol Snr Sgt Maj Wichian Klanprasert's motorcycle in the early hours of Sept 3.

Police opted not to press drink-driving and speeding charges. However, lead prosecutor in the case, Ruecha Krairiksh, said police must charge Mr Vorayuth for speeding as he was caught on camera driving at 170kph. The prosecutor deferred the indictment until June 19.

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