Thaksin suit against Kaewsan tossed
- Published: 27 Aug 2013 at 12.13
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The Criminal Court on Tuesday dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra against Kaewsan Atipho, a former member of the disbanded Assets Scrutiny Committee (ASC).
The 2007 lawsuit accused Mr Kaewsan of defaming Thaksin by saying on a television programme he hosted on Channel 5 on April 28, 2007 that the former prime minister had concealed his shares in Shin Corporation and evaded tax when the shares were sold to Singapore's Temasek Holdings.
The Criminial Court initially rejected the lawsuit. The plaintiff appealed.
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