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Today the Koh Tao murder trial resumed in the Koh Samui provincial court. The mothers of the accused, Wei Phyo and Zaw Lin flew in from Myanmar for the hearing.
The two migrant workers are standing trail for the murder and rape of Hannah Witheridge and the murder of David Miller last September in Koh Tao. Both men, who originally pleaded guilty to the charges, have changed their plea to not guilty and claim they were forced to confess.
The hearing in the morning focused mainly on CCTV footage from the island and on the victims last movements, it is expected that the afternoon session will focus on CCTV footage of a running man close to the beach where the pair were killed. The hearing will continue through Thursday and Friday of this week before taking a break to recommence on the 18th of August.