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Thai appeals court denied bail for Viktor Bout

by George Mapp on July 3rd, 2012

Thai appeals court denied bail for Viktor Bout.

epa02034672 Alleged Russian international arms dealer, Viktor Bout is pictured in a cell at the criminal court in Bangkok, Thailand, 16 February 2010. The Thai appeals court on February 16, denied bail following Viktor Bout’s request for temporary release. The Thai criminal court refused to extradite alleged Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout to the United States on 11 August 2009. Dubbed the ‘Merchant of Death’, and allegedly one of the world’s most notorious weapons traffickers, Bout was apprehended in Bangkok on 06 March 2008 on suspicion of illegal arms trade. EPA/NARONG SANGNAK

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