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Thai ex-Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra freed

/ 07:08 PM May 26, 2014

An anti-coup protester holds a banner and shouts during a demonstration at the Victory Monumet in Bangkok, Thailand Saturday, May 24, 2014. AP

BANGKOK — An aide to former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra says she has been released from military custody.

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

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He spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation.

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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