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Suthep implicates Tarit in red-shirt crackdown

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Department of Special Investigation (DSI) chief Tarit Pengdith may be summoned for questioning over the Abhisit Vejjajiva administration's handling of the 2010 red-shirt protests. 

Mr Tarit was implicated by former deputy prime minister Suthep Thaugsuban during the latter's 12-hour marathon questioning by the DSI, said DSI deputy chief Prawet Moolpramuk.

Based on Mr Suthep's statement, Mr Tarit, who served as a member of the now-defunct Centre for the Resolution of the Emergency Situation (CRES), had suggested the invocation of a state of emergency if violence erupted, the investigator said.

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