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Ex-senator targets Abhisit's MP status

Court ruling sought in draft dodging row

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Former senator Ruangkrai Leekijwattana plans to request a court ruling on whether Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva has lost his MP status after being stripped of his military rank. 

Mr Ruangkrai said the Defence Ministry's ruling to retroactively dismiss Mr Abhisit from military service for draft-dodging took effect from June 2, 1988.

The dismissal was a form of disciplinary action, Mr Ruangkrai said.

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