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Court rules UAE evidence inadmissible

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The Constitution Court has ruled that evidence obtained from the United Arab Emirates,where a key witness in the 1990 disappearance of a Saudi Arabian businessman fled, is against the constitution and so invalid in court. 

The ruling could be a setback to prosecutors who need information from the witness, their last one.

The decision followed a complaint made to the court by Pol Lt Gen Somkid Boonthanom, a retired police officer and defendant in the alleged kidnapping and detention case of Saudi businessman Mohammad al-Ruwaili, who disappeared in Bangkok in 1990.

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