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Section: Government and Politics - An Election Commission member on October 8 denied having delayed an election fraud case against Deputy Interior Minister Boonjong Wongtrairat to help him retain his Cabinet and MP seats, The Nation reports.
"Usually, I don't pay attention to the names of the defendants and their parties. I remember only who is Defendant No 1 or No 2," said Sumet Uppanisakorn, commissioner in charge of public participation.
He said he could not remember asking the EC to disqualify Boonjong because he did not remember defendants' names in most election fraud cases.
He promised he would instruct the investigation office to speed up the probe …