I was charged with Hijack and imprisoned in Thailand in 2000-2007. The Accusation Appendix is as follow:
As the defendant has offended against the significance mentioned in the accusation. I deemed, it is an offense against the law under the following articles: That is, the Act regarding the offense against some respects of Air Travel BE 2521 (AD1978) Article 4,5. The Act of Air Travel BE 2497 (AD 1954) Article 4,27, 72(Tawi). The Act of Air Travel (Issue N.2, BE 2498 (AD1955) Article 9. The Immigration Act BE 2522 (AD1979), Article4,5,11,18,62. Crimional Code, Article 33,34,91,309. Amendment Act to Criminal Code (Issue N.6) BE 2526 (AD1983) Article 4.
And I used these Article to defend myself:
1. Condition I: Actus Reus
Article1 (a): Any person who on board an aircraft in flight (a) unlawfully by force, or
threat thereof, or by any other form of intimidation, seizes or exercises the control of that aircraft, or (b) is accomplice of a person who performs or attempts to perform any such act, commits an offense .
2. Condition II: Mens Rea Or Mental Condition
Article 3 (3): This Convention shall only apply if the place of take-off or the place of landing of the aircraft, on which the offense is committed, is situated outside the territory of the state other than the state of registration of that aircraft; it shall be immaterial whether the aircraft is engaged on an international or domestic flight .
So I need something with term: HIJACK, not general term like Terrorism.
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