Cambodian monks defrocked in Chachoengsao

Thai monks on pilgrimage

Thai Buddhist monks on pilgrimage near Wat Khung Taphao, Uttaradit. Photo: Tevaprapas.




Five Cambodian monks were arrested in Chachoengsao on Tuesday for alleged illegal entry to solicit donations. All were defrocked.

A joint force – Chachoengsao-based soldiers, Immigration police and officials of the district and National Buddhism Office – made the arrests in a wooded area on Maha Sarakham-Chachoengsao Road in Moo 8 village, Tambon Bang Phai.

Full story: The Nation

By The Nation



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