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Fugitive monk arrested in Chaiyaphum after killing colleague in Khon Kaen

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Tha Mafai Wan in Chaiyaphum

Tha Mafai Wan in Kaeng Khro District, Chaiyaphum. Photo: Chalongrat Hantragul.

KHON KAEN: A 53-year-old monk who had fled after killing another monk in a rice field in Muang district of Khon Kaen early this year was caught on Friday at a drink-drive checkpoint in Chaiyaphum on the way to a temple.

Kong-ngai Saenkaew, 53, was wanted on a warrant issued by the Khon Kaen provincial court on Feb 6 on charges of assault causing death, said Pol Col Preecha Kengsarikit, chief of the Muang district police station.

Full story: Bangkok Post

Chakrapan Natanri

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