Thai anti-corruption body charges members of PM's party
Published on Jan 7, 2014 6:15 PM
BANGKOK (REUTERS) - Thailand's National Counter-Corruption Commission is to press charges against 308 politicians, most from Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's Puea Thai Party, for trying to change the constitution to make the Senate a fully elected chamber.
"Altogether we will press charges against 308 lawmakers ...
Prime Minister Yingluck will not be charged," Vicha Mahakun, a director of the commission, told a news conference on Tuesday.
A court ruled in November that a government bill to amend the constitution was illegal but rejected an opposition request to dissolve the ruling party.
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