OAG proposes dissolution of Democrat, Thai Rak Thai, 3 other parties
A public prosecution committee Tuesday resolved to ask the Constitution Court to consider dissolving the Thai Rak Thai, Democrat and three other small parties for having allegedly violated the Constitution and Political Party Act.
The fact-finding committee headed by deputy attorney-general Chaikasem Nitisiri, vote unanimously to ask the Constitution Court to dissolve the Democrat, Prachatipatai Kaona Party, Patana Chat Thai Party, and Thai Ground Party for allegedly violating the Constitution and carrying actions deemed detrimental to democracy, which is a violation to Article 66 of the Political Party Act, said OAG spokesman Atthapol Yaisawang.
He said the committee the committee also voted unanimously to ask the court to consider dissolving the Thai Rak Thai for allegedly violating Article 66 of the Political Party Act by allegedly bankrolling small parties to contest the April elections.
Atthapol said the committee would submit the cases to Attorney-General Pachara Yutithamdamrong to endorse to forward the cases to the Constitution Court.
The allegation that could lead to TRT dissolution has received much attention as tens of reporters wait for the outcome outside the meeting room at the OAG head office since in the morning.
The committee made the decision in the afternoon.