DSI to investigate fraud in BTS skytrain deal linked to Bangkok governor MR Sukhumbhand Paribatra | Bangkok Post: news

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DSI to investigate skytrain fund

Democrats say move is to derail governor race

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The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has agreed to investigate a complaint that the planned infrastructure fund by Bangkok Transit System Co (BTSC) skytrain operator is fraudulent. 

This advertisement for the "BTS Rail Mass Transit Growth Infrastructure Fund" was running on the websites of several Bangkok media - but was suddenly jerked off in a fit of internet-cleansing after a new investigation was authorised by the DSI Wednesday afternoon.

The move came as Bangkok governor MR Sukhumbhand Paribatra Wednesday reported to the DSI to acknowledge charges of unlawful granting of the extension contract to the BTSC.

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