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Thursday 21 August 2014

Former Thai prime minister released

Published 26/05/2014 | 04:27

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Thai soldiers have taken control of the capital Bangkok as part of the military coup (AP)
Anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban arrives at the attorney general's office in Bangkok to hear his insurrection charge (AP)

An aide to former Thailand prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra says she has been released from military custody.

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The aide said Ms Yingluck was freed on Monday and has returned to her home.

Ms Yingluck had been summoned by the army and held at an undisclosed location without a telephone since Friday following Thailand's military coup

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