Young Thai Buddhist monks

Nine monks, novices in Chumphon arrested over drug use


Nine young monks and novices in Chumphon’s Tha Sae district were arrested and defrocked after they tested positive for drug use, officials said.

Acting on a tips-off, officials of a taskforce of the Chumphon governor checked Wat Kring in Moo 7 village in Tambon Sup-anan and arrested two monks for allegedly abusing methamphetamine.

Full story: The Nation

By The Nation

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