Former PM Shinawatra 'released from custody'

Former Thailand PM Yingluck Shinawatra.
Former Thailand PM Yingluck Shinawatra. Credit: Soeren Stache/DPA

Former Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has been released from military custody, an aide has claimed.

According to the Associated Press, the anonymous aide said she had returned home.

Shinawatra had been forced from power earlier this month and was being held at an undisclosed location since Friday.

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