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Retired cop slain -- politics, or love?

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UTHAI THANI - A retired police officer was shot dead dead in front of his home on Wednesday morning, and police say it's not clear whether the motive was political -- or the consequence of an old love affair. 

Pol Lt Col Udon Jongputtana, 65, was active in politics and ran for office but lost, his wife told police.

He occasionally vociferously complained about and criticised the Uthai Thani mayor and her party.

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