Supporters of Yingluck Shinawatra are cheering an April 2 ruling by the Administrative Court, claiming it clears the fugitive former prime minister of all legal responsibility for her government’s graft-plagued rice-pledging scheme.
The court overturned the Finance Ministry’s 2016 order – issued under the post-coup junta regime – demanding that Yingluck pay Bt35.7 billion in compensation for losses incurred by the 2011-2014 subsidy scheme. The court also revoked an administrative order to confiscate Yingluck’s assets as compensation.
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By Thai PBS World