Bout denied bail
BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) - A lawyer for Russian arms smuggling suspect Victor Bout says a court in Thailand has denied him bail because it fears he may try to leave the country.
The 41-year-old Bout has been detained in Thailand since last Thursday, following a U.S.-led-sting operation.
His is charged with conspiracy for trying to smuggle missiles and rocket launchers to a rebel group in Colombia that is a U.S.-designated terrorist organization.
Lawyer Lak Nitiwatanavichan has told The Associated Press that court denied bail for Bout. The court maintains that faces serious charges and may try to escape.-AP