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Eight Phuket monks defrocked after testing positive for drugs

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Wat Chalong in Phuket

Wat Chalong in Phuket. Photo: Valeria Bolotova.


Eight monks from three temples in Phuket have been defrocked after posting positive drug-test results.

Phuket officers raided the temples – Wat Samkong, Wat Kathu and Wat Thepnimit – in Mueang Phuket and Kathu districts after locals complained about drugs at the temples.

Full story: The Nation

By The Thaiger / The Nation


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