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Yingluck Shinawatra asks attorney-general to accept additional witnesses

Yingluck Shinawatra and Niwatthamrong

BANGKOK, Aug 6 – Norawit Lalaeng, lawyer for Thailand’s former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, asked the attorney-general to listen to about 50 witnesses to defend her in the case in which she was accused of negligence of duty in her corruption-plagued rice-pledging scheme.

He filed a letter of Ms Yingluck complaining that corruption allegations against her roles in the rice scheme had no clear evidence and government rice stock examination by the National Council for Peace and Order (NACC) found lost and deteriorating rice forming less than one percent of all government rice stocks.

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