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DSI chief defends murder charge

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Department of Special Investigation chief Tarit Pengdith on Friday defended the DSI's decision to lay murder charges against former premier Abhisit Vejjajiva and his former deputy Suthep Thaugsuban in connection with the 2010 military crackdown on red-shirt protests. 

Abhisit Vejjajiva arrives at the Department of Special Investigation office Thursday afternoon amid tight police security. The former prime minister and his former deputy Suthep Thaugsuban have been charged with murder by the DSI. (Photo by Tawatchai Kemgumnerd)

He also set up an inquiry to find out who was responsible for leaking a photograph that showed Mr Abhisit being fingerprinted on Thursday in a supposedly closed room.

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