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NACC decides to impeach Yingluck

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The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) resolved on Thursday to bring impeachment proceedings against former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra over the rice-pledging scheme, with criminal charges to be the next decision. 

NACC members Vicha Mahakhun, left, Panthep Klanarongran, centre, and Prasart Pongsivapai speak during a press conference on Thursday to decide to impeach former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra over the rice subsidy scheme. (Photo by Tawatchai Kemkumnerd)

The NACC ruled by a vote of 7-0 to send the case to the Senate, recommending the impeachment of Ms Yingluck. The commission found there were grounds for charges of dereliction of duty in her role as chair of the National Rice Policy Committee, NACC spokesman Vicha Mahakhun said on Thursday.

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