Car dealer deny all charges except for reckless driving charge

A luxurious car dealer who was involved in a road accident resulting in the death of two persons in Ayutthaya in March this year denied all the charges against him except for the charge of reckless driving causing death to the other people.

The defendant, 37-year old Janepob Veeraporn, showed up before the Ayutthaya provincial court with the lawyers of his two dead victims, Mr Krisna Thavorn and Ms Natthapat Horsaengchai, both postgraduate students of Maha Chulalongkorn Ratchavitthayalai College, to check written evidences and timetables for testifying by witnesses.

The court asked Janepob whether he would accept or reject the seven counts of charges filed against him by the public prosecutor. The defendant denied all the charges except for the reckless driving charge. The court later asked the two opposing sides to show up to examine the evidences for the second time on December 2.

Mrs Kamolrat Horsaengchai, the mother of Ms Natthapat, who demanded 100 million baht in compensation from the defendant, said she would like the case to be an example for motorists in general to be aware of the loss from road accidents.

She added that she wanted to use the compensation money to set up a foundation for the benefits of children as wished by her late daughter who died in the accident together with her boyfriend, Mr Krisna Thavorn.

Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS)