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Police to set a deadline until end of this month for Dhammachayo to turn himself in

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Monks at Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple in Pathum Thani

Monks at Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple in Pathum Thani. Photo: suc (Pixabay).

Police will give Phra Dhammachayo until the end of this month to turn himself in to answer the charge of forest encroachment otherwise the police will proceed with the case to the public prosecutors for indicting the monk, Pol Gen Srivara Rangseepromnakul, the national deputy police chief, announced on Thursday.

Earlier, the Seekhiew provincial court issued a warrant for the arrest of the embattled abbot of Wat Dhammakaya in Pathum Thani for alleged forest encroachment over the construction of the World Peace Valley religious centre in Khao Yai, Pak Chong district of Nakhon Ratchasima.

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