Abbot Arrested for Alleged Abuse of Novices in Chiang Mai

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CHIANG MAI, Oct 11 (TNA) – A 48-year-old abbot has been arrested on charges of sexually abusing and physically harming novices aged 9-12.

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The arrest was made after a complaint was filed by relatives of the novices, who had come from Laos to spend their monastic period at the Thai temple.

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