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UAE source: Former Thai PM left Dubai on September 11 for UK

Thai forensic experts and police officers prepare to search inside a house of ousted former Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in Bangkok, Thailand, September 28, 2017. — Reuters pic Thai forensic experts and police officers prepare to search inside a house of ousted former Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in Bangkok, Thailand, September 28, 2017. — Reuters pic DUBAI, Sept 29 — Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was in Dubai but left for London on September 11, a source in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) said yesterday.

The source spoke after the leader of Thailand’s military junta said that Shinawatra, the prime minister he ousted three years ago, was in Dubai, having fled there last month to avoid being jailed over a rice subsidy scheme that lost billions of dollars. — Reuters

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