The court has issued a warrant for the arrest of ex-Premier Yingluck Shinawatra
BANGKOK, Aug 25 — RIA Novosti. The Supreme court of Thailand was moved to the September 27 sentencing former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in a criminal case of negligence and connivance at corruption, at the same time issued a warrant for her arrest for failing to appear for scheduled for Friday sentencing, the TV channel Thai PBS.
Shinawatra warned the court that fails to appear at the sentencing, a few minutes prior to the scheduled meeting, citing an ear infection. The court has demanded a medical certificate about the state of her health. In case of receipt of certificate a warrant of arrest may be cancelled, said the TV channel.
Special chamber of the Supreme court of Thailand for the Affairs of persons holding political office, was to announce the verdict Shinawatra on Friday. Proceedings against Shinawatra was started by the National anticorruption Commission (NAC) in 2014, after its government was overthrown in a military coup. Subsequently, the NAC passed the investigation materials to the Prosecutor’s office, which filed charges against the former Prime Minister’s criminal case. The trial against Shinawatra began in January 2015.