Ex-Thai PM Abhisit indicted for murder over 2010 crackdown
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"We have indicted him," Nanthasak Poonsuk, a spokesman for the attorney general's office, told AFP outside the Bangkok court where the closed-door hearing was held. "The court accepts to hear the case."
More than 90 people died and nearly 1,900 were wounded in the crackdown on "Red Shirt" demonstrations against a government headed by Abhisit, who is now opposition leader.
The indictment comes as fresh political turmoil shakes the Thai capital.
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