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Yingluck accused in election petition

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Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has been accused of abuse of authority in helping Pol Gen Pongsapat Pongcharoen, the Pheu Thai candidate, campaign in the lead-up to the March 3 Bangkok governor election, Bangkok election committee chairman Taweesak Tuchinda said. 

The accusation was made in a petition filed by Suriyasai Katasila, a core member of the Green Group.

The petition said Ms Yingluck helped Pol Gen Pongsapat campaign at the 1st Infantry Regiment, where she was greeted by high-ranking army officers.

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