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Thaksin pleads not guilty in Thai court

March 12, 2008
By AMBIKA AHUJA, Associated Press Writer 

BANGKOK, Thailand – Ousted Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra pleaded not guilty Wednesday before the Supreme Court in one of two criminal corruption cases against him.

More than 200 policemen with bomb detectors and five sniffer dogs were deployed around the court where some 400 of Thaksin’s supporters waited, many holding portraits of the former leader over their heads.

“The defendant pleaded not guilty….

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