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Abhisit, Suthep in DSI crosshairs

Tarit mulls 700 charges of attempted murder

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The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) is expected to bring hundreds of additional charges against former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his ex-deputy Suthep Thaugsuban in cases linked to the political violence in 2010. 

Displaying thedamage Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva shows a photo of party deputy spokesman Ramet Ratanachaweng, who was brutally beaten up in front of his condominium in Bang Na on Monday night. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE DEMOCRAT PARTY

DSI chief Tarit Pengdith said the charges could include the attempted murder of 700 people, and physical assault against 800 others during the riots.

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