BJT party dissolution ruling looms
- Published: 26 Aug 2013 at 19.33
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The fate of the Bhumjaithai Party (BJT) is likely to be announced next week, following an Election Commission probe into whether it should be disbanded over an alleged failure to report campaign expenses.
Election Commission member Sodsri Sattayatham said on Monday that an EC sub-committee tasked with investigating the allegation had completed and submitted its report to EC chairman Apichart Sukhagganond.
Mr Apichart, who is the political party registrar for the EC, will now decide whether or not to dissolve the BJT, before issuing his decision at the EC meeting next week, Mrs Sodsri said.
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