Aged Buddhist monk beaten to death by drunk man

Wat Pa Mok Worawihan

Viharn of the reclining Buddha at Wat Pa Mok Worawihan in Ang Thong province. Photo: Heinrich Damm.

An aged monk was beaten to death on Monday evening, allegedly by a drunken man who came to stay at his temple in Maha Sarakham just two days earlier, say police.

The Wapi Pathum police station was alerted at 7.30pm that the monk, whose lay name is Sombang Kongbutr, 81, was killed inside the small temple in Ban Kaen Thao village in Tambon Phochai, Wapi Pathum district.

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