June 27, 2006
Thai prosecutors to ask court to disband PM’s party
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai prosecutors voted unanimously on
Tuesday to ask the Constitutional Court to disband Prime
Minister Thaksin Shinawatra's ruling party and the opposition
Democrat Party for violating election laws.
"The Attorney-General Office's board of 11 members agreed
unanimously" Thaksin's Thai Rak Thai (Thais Love Thais), the
Democrats and three small parties were guilty of violations,
spokesman Attapol Yaisawang told reporters.
2 general election Thaksin called to counter street protests
against him but later declared unlawful by the courts.
A re-run of the election has been set for October 15.