Court begins to call witnesses to stand in Ratchada Land case

July 15th, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  


The Supreme Court’s Political Position holders Crimes Division today called on plaintiff witnesses in the Ratchada land purchasing case to take the stand. The case involves former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his wife Khunying Potjamana Shinawatra.

The Office of the Attorney General called on former Governor of the Bank of Thailand M.R. Chatu Mongkol Sonakul (จัตุมงคลโสณกุล) to take the stand along with two other BOT employees. The three people were questioned concerning the accounting and financial aspect of the case. The court also called Assets Examination Committee member Umnuay Thanthra (อำนวย ธันธรา) to the stand. Both the former BOT Governor and Mr. Umnuay declined to speak with the press.

Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand

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