Ombudsman asked to probe Abhisit
- Published: 21 Nov 2012 at 13.57
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The Pheu Thai Party on Wednesday submitted a petition to the Office of the Ombudsman asking it to investigate whether Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva still qualifies as an MP after having been stripped of his military rank.
The petition was filed by Pheu Thai member Singthong Buachum and party lawyer Picha Wijitsilp.
Mr Singthong said Mr Abhisit also had an ethics problem because he remained an MP despite the removal of his rank, which in effect meant he had been dismissed from the military service.
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