Prayut warns against bullyboy tactics in ricepledging scheme

Breaking News October 26, 2015 18:51

By The Nation

Prime Minister Prayut Chanocha Monday instructed the National Rice Policy Committee (NRPC) not to give in to stakeholders in the ricepledging scheme if they threaten or intimidate officials.



Speaking before the NRPC meeting, Prayut said the move to seek civil liability from the rice pledging scheme stemmed from his own concern that the statute of limitation on the case may expire. 
“I would like you all to prevent anyone, especially those who are the stakeholders in the case, from issuing threats or intimidating related officials. You must adhere to righteousness and abide by the law,’’ he said.
He informed the committee that of the total rice stockpiles under the ricepledging scheme, nine million tonnes of the rice are regarded as being in good condi

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