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.
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