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Thai authorities freeze ousted premier Yingluck's bank accounts

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 05:50

Yingluck is already facing up to a decade in jail for allegedly failing to stop graft in the subsidy programme that targeted her party's rural farming base.


THAI authorities have frozen seven bank accounts belonging to former premier Yingluck Shinawatra over a US$1 billion fine she faces for her administration's controversial rice subsidy scheme, her lawyer said on Tuesday.

The move is seen as unprecedented because it

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