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The caretaker prime minister's lawyer has asked the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NAAC) to call two more witnesses in the rice-pledging scheme case. 

As chair of the subsidy scheme, Ms Yingluck has been charged with dereliction of duty by the NAAC in January. It charged she had ignored multiple warnings about corruption.

The two new witnesses are Somchai Sujjapongse, director of the Fiscal Policy Office, and Ampon Kittiampon, secretary to the prime minister, said Norawit Lalaeng, the PM's lawyer.

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