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PM being probed in fake G2G rice deal The Nation / Phuket GazettePHUKET: In another blow to embattled caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, the anti-graft agency yesterday decided to investigate her in connection with the alleged irregularities in the government's controversial rice pledging scheme.

The fact-finding committee of the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) concluded that the caretaker prime minister should also be held responsible for wrongdoing involving the project, besides other suspects.

The panel found that she was aware of the losses caused by the project but failed to prevent it, NACC member Vicha Mahakhun said.