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Thai court clears top opposition figure of violating election law


 , Updated 15:47, 24-Jan-2024

Thailand's Constitutional Court on Wednesday ruled former prime ministerial candidate Pita Limjaroenrat was not guilty of violating election law and will retain his parliamentary seat.

Pita, a senior figure with the progressive opposition, Move Forward, had been accused of breaking election law by owning shares in a media company while a candidate. Move Forward won last year's election but failed to form a government.

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