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Chaturon entitled to defence lawyer: chief military judicial office

Vice Admiral Krissada Charoenpanich, chief the Military Judicial Office said Wednesday that ousted education minister Chaturon Chaisang is entitled to a lawyer like in normal criminal cases.

If he pleads guilty, there would be no testimony from witnesses and the judge could deliver the ruling.

If not, the prosecution process which would take some time, he said, but the case will be completed as soon as possible.

During the trial, the court can detain Chaturon a total of 84 days.

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