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Abhisit to ask NACC to probe ex-defence minister Sukumphol

Abhisit with Thein Sein

Abhisit Vejjajiva with Thein Sein. Photo: Peerapat Wimolrungkarat.

Democrat party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said Wednesday that he would ask the National Anti-Corruption Commission to investigate former defence minister Sukumphol Suwanthat for abuse of power over his dismissal from military service with 23-year retroactive effect.

The Democrat party leader said Wednesday that he felt greatly relieved after the Supreme Court revoked Sukumphol’s order, sacking him from military service dating 23 years back since he first joined the service as a lecturer at Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy with the rank of acting sub-lieutenant.

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By Thai PBS