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Ex-senators face 5-year suspension

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The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has found what it calls a prima facie case against 36 former elected senators that could wind up with them barred from politics for five years. 

The NACC also announced Tuesday it would make public its finding on the role of caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in the rice scandal on either May 8 or 13.

It rejected on Tuesday a request by the prime minister's legal team to call seven more witnesses in the case.

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