Junta probe clears former army chief of royal monument graft

No trace of corruption or malfeasance was found in the construction of a royal monument overseen by former army chief Udomdej Sitabutr as widely alleged in media reports, a junta-appointed committee declared today.

Concluding a three-month investigation, the Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission said Wednesday there was no evidence to back up allegations Gen. Udomdej, himself a member of the junta, engaged in any corrupt practices in the Rajabhakti Park project completed last year in Prachuap Khiri Khan province. 

“There was no violation of bureaucratic procedure,” said head investigator Pisit Leelavachiropas, adding that his commission inspected “more than 95 percent” of all documents available.


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