Thai court suspends PM Prayuth pending ruling on term limit

FILE - Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, right, and Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan wait before reading the policy statement for his second term in office before parliament in Bangkok, Thailand, on July 25, 2019. Thailand’s Constitutional Court ruled Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022 that Prime Minister Prayuth must suspend his active duties while the court decides whether he has overstayed his legal term in office. It was not immediately announced who would assume his duties as acting prime minister. Under law, it would be Prawit, who is ranked first among several deputies. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File)

Thai court suspends PM Prayuth pending ruling on term limit