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Kittiratt ducks questions on Supa probe

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The finance minister has dodged a call to explain why he ordered an inquiry into deputy permanent secretary for finance Supa Piyajitti after she testified to a Senate committee that the government's rice-pledging scheme was at risk of corruption at every level. 

The Senate committee on anti-corruption on Thursday called on Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong to explain his order for an investigation into Ms Supa’s testimony on the loss-ridden scheme.

Mr Kittirat assigned finance permanent secretary Areepong Phucha-oom to testify on his behalf. 

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