Thai 'monk' Phra Buddha Issara

Thai 'monk' Phra Buddha Issara, one of the leaders of Bangkok Shutdown protests. Photo: Facebook.

Phra Buddha Isara arrested after commando raid of temple


POLICE COMMANDOS raided the Onoi Temple yesterday morning to arrest its well-known founder and abbot, Phra Buddha Isara.

The monk has been charged with illegal association for his role in the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) protests and the unauthorised use of the initials of the late HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej and HM Queen Sirikit in amulets.

Full story: The Nation

By The Nation

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