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Supreme Court to decide fate of former FM Surapong this afternoon on Thaksin’s passport scandal

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Former Deputy Prime Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul

Former Deputy Prime Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul. Photo: Facebook.


The Supreme Court’s Criminal Division for Political Office Holders has adjourned the ruling in a malfeasance case against former foreign minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul to this afternoon for reinstating a revoked passport for former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.

Surapong, 65, was indicted in February last year by the National Anti-Corruption Commission for allegedly violating Article 157 of the Penal Code regarding malfeasance and also committing wrongdoing under the anti-corruption law.

Full story: thaipbs.or.th

By Thai PBS


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