Ex-Buddhist office chief loses appeal against 20-year sentence

A Wat (temple) in Bang Lamung District, Pattaya

A Wat (temple) in Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri. Photo: song songroov. CC BY 3.0.

The Appeal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases has upheld the 20-year sentences given to former Buddhist office chief Phanom Sornsilp and another senior official for embezzlement of temple funds.

Lesser sentences passed on two lay accomplices were also confirmed.

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