Updated: 05/08/2014 17:22 | By Agence France-Presse

Deposed Thai PM Yingluck to face impeachment: anti-graft body

Thailand's deposed Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will face impeachment in the upper house over a costly rice subsidy scheme, the nation's anti-graft body said Thursday, in a ruling which could see her banned from politics for five years.


Deposed Thai PM Yingluck to face impeachment: anti-graft body

Thailand's deposed Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra answers questions during a press conference in Bangkok, on May 7, 2014 - by Pornchai Kittiwongsakul

"The commission considers there is enough evidence to indict (Yingluck) and refers (the case) to the Senate," Panthep Klanarongran, chief of the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) told reporters.

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