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Yingluck's trial seen denting dominance of Shinawatra clan

Former PM is accused of criminal negligence over economically disastrous rice subsidy scheme
Monday, May 18, 2015 - 05:50

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The criminal case could see Ms Yingluck jailed for up to a decade, an outcome that would rule out an imminent comeback

Bangkok

THAILAND'S first female prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra faces court on Tuesday at the start of a negligence trial which could see her jailed for a decade and deliver a hammer blow to the political dominance of her family.

It is the latest legal move against Ms Yingluck

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