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Ministry's panel rules to strip Abhisit of rank, salary

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A defence panel set up to investigate Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva in connection with alleged draft-dodging has decided to strip him of his military rank and recall his salary, the Defence Ministry said yesterday. 

The decision is based on findings that Mr Abhisit used a falsified military personnel registration document to apply for a job as a Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy lecturer.

The job allowed Mr Abhisit to be exempted from military conscription.

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