Thailand’s Constitutional Court Accepts Petition Seeking to Oust PM Srettha Thavisin

Thailand’s Constitutional Court has officially accepted a complaint aimed at ousting Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin from his position due to appointing a former lawyer with a criminal record to a ministerial role.

Despite a group of senators advocating for Srettha’s suspension during the ongoing trial, the court did not suspend him from office. The complaint lodged by the senators asserted that the recent cabinet assignment of Pichit Chuenban contravened the constitution. In a move to shield Srettha from legal repercussions, Pichit tendered his resignation on Tuesday.