NACC clears Yingluck of mismanagement of 2011 flooding

The National Anti-Corruption Commission has cleared former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra of alleged mismanagement of water resources leading to major flooding in 2011 which caused over 350 billion baht damages, NACC chairman Pol Gen Watcharapol Prasarnrajkit said on Wednesday (Sept 13).

Pol Gen Watcharapol said the NACC has passed a resolution to clear Ms Yingluck of the allegation.

The NACC found Ms Yingluck had properly followed the administrative procedures in handling the floods.

The anti-graft agency is of the opinion of natural disasters are not predictable, while there was no evidence of malfeasance in the handling of the massive flooding, he added.

Pol Gen Watcharapol said details of the NACC resolution will be outlined by the NACC spokesman.