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A Danish nationwide made a tearful plea on the Samut Prakan Provincial Court, denying accusations of theft involving a high-end Celine handbag and 5 different objects.

The crime which unfolded three months after the Danish man, Jesper Jensen’s arrest at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, took a stunning flip throughout his first formal listening to on Monday, February 19.

Jensen, showing in court sans his defence lawyer, limped into the room gripping ankle chains, his tall body adorned with tattoos, clad in brown shorts and a sand-coloured shirt, marked along with his prisoner quantity 12. His defence legal professional scrambled to safe the 47 12 months outdated’s denial assertion, but did not furnish an official account of the occasions resulting in Jensen’s arrest.

Going through interrogation from the general public prosecutor, Jensen, aided by his interpreter Gregers Moller, recounted discovering an unattended bag on the airport, allegedly with intentions to return it earlier than being struck with a sudden abdomen upset, necessitating a restroom go to. Upon his return, Jensen claimed to have noticed officers, prompting him to return some objects, inadvertently blended along with his belongings. Nevertheless, his try was futile as authorities apprehended him shortly after, resulting in his arrest.

Because the proceedings unfolded, the general public prosecutor scrutinised surveillance footage, indicating potential assist for Jensen’s claims. Jensen gave his assertion and with the defence lawyer’s return, the doc was finalised and signed by all events, marking the conclusion of the listening to, reported ScandAsia.

Escorted by regulation enforcement, Jensen, visibly distraught, lamented fears of dropping contact along with his household as he was led away. The Danish man’s subsequent court look is scheduled for Could 16 and 17. Claiming scant assist from his homeland, Jensen alleges minimal help from the Danish embassy and unmet requests to fulfill with a Danish priest.

In associated information, Crime Suppression Division (CSD) police arrested a Malaysian man at his Bangkok condominium for raping his Thai ex-wife, stealing 1.2 million baht from her, and stabbing her canine at a home in the southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat final 12 months.

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