The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has issued summons notices for six people, including former commerce minister Boonsong Teriyapirom and his then deputy Poom Sarapol, after they failed to turn up to acknowledge malfeasance charges in the government's rice sale last month.
The other four accused officials are Ratthanit Sojirakul, Somkid Euansupha and Lit Phojai, representatives of the private firms, and Manas Soiploy, director-general of the Department of Foreign Trade.
The group was accused by the anti-graft agency of malfeasance in the sale of paddy rice under the government-to-government (G-to-G) deal.
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