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Very Sarcastic Temple Banner Prompts Drug Busts

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Buddhist monks dressed with orange robes

Buddhist monks dressed with orange robes during a ceremony. Photo: suc (Pixabay).

SURAT THANI — Police in Surat Thani province were goaded into raiding the community for drugs after a local abbot erected a banner complaining about rampant drug abuse in his temple.

Between Monday and Tuesday, the operation netted a dozen suspects and came in response to a scathing banner which sarcastically invited addicts to share drugs with the monks at Wat Thanon Suwan Pradit, a police commander said.

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By Teeranai Charuvastra
Khaosod English

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