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Ex-minister to be quizzed in graft probe

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A former education minister and an ex-deputy education minister have been summoned by graft investigators looking into alleged corruption in the 5.3 billion baht procurement of learning equipment by the Office of the Vocational Education Commission (Ovec), a source said. 

Chinnaworn Boonyakiat and Narisara Chawaltanpipat, education minister and deputy education minister respectively in the former Abhisit administration, are due to report to the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) on Thursday.

Two education officials who were involved in the procurement scheme have also been summoned to answer questions about suspected irregularities.

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