Former Interior Minister clarifies issue surrounding son

August 26th, 2008 - 11:38 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

Former Minister of Interior, Police Captain Chalerm Yubamrung held a press conference yesterday to present documents being used in an investigation of his son Duang Yubamrung. Police Captain Chalerm affirmed that his son had not committed any wrong doing and had never evaded military drafting. He reminded that an investigation by a criminal case committee had already found his son not guilty and dropped all charges with the Military Criminal Court of Bangkok already accepting the report. He stated that it was completely acceptable that his son take on a government post.

The former minister assured that he had never lobbied the Prime Minister on the matter and stated that he is now seeking civil action against individuals who revoked his son’s ranking before the legal process was finalized. He affirmed that he is ready to clarify the matter to the National Counter Corruption Commission’s special committee on the matter.

Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand

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