Canadian gets five years in Thai pedophile case

[Canadian Press] A Thai court has handed down a second jail sentence for pedophile offences to Canadian Christopher Paul Neil, who was captured after a hunt by the international police agency Interpol last year.His lawyer, Ranatchai Chumthong, said Monday that Mr. Neil was sentenced Nov. 14 to five years for sexually abusing a nine-year-old boy. The verdict had been unreported because the court had told journalists an incorrect date for the hearing.‘Swirl face’ pedophile gets six more years [AFP]
A Thai court said Monday it had sentenced a Canadian to six more years in jail for sexually abusing a young boy, in the second guilty verdict handed down to the man caught after a global search.Christopher Paul Neil, 33, was tracked down to Thailand in October last year after international police agency Interpol reconstructed a series of digitally “swirled” internet images of a man abusing boys.

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