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Re-election bid hits early snag as governor faces BTS charges

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  • Writer: Supoj Wancharoen & King-Oua Laohong
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Bangkok governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra's run for governor is off to a bad start after the Department of Special Investigation yesterday said it would file charges against him and 10 others at City Hall over a skytrain extensions contract. 

Bangkok governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra counters the Department of Special Investigation’s decision to bring charges in connection with City Hall’s decision to grant a contract for skytrain extensions. APICHART JINAKUL

The DSI has decided to press charges against him and 10 others in connection with City Hall's decision to grant a 30-year contract to skytrain operator Bangkok Transit System Co (BTSC).

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