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Abhisit's rank case put on hold

Sukumpol shrugs off legal move against him

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The Defence Ministry will comply with a court order to explain its draft-dodging case against Democrat Leader Abhisit Vejjajiva, Defence Minister Sukumpol Suwanatat said on Saturday. 

The ministry would submit its statement within 30 days as the Administrative Court requested, he said, even though it has evidence to support the decision to strip Mr Abhisit of his military rank.

Loss of military rank for an alleged transgression that took place 25 years ago could put Mr Abhisit at risk of losing his status as an MP as well.

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