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    King revokes seven monks' ranks over funds scandal

    King revokes seven monks' ranks over funds scandal

    30 May 2018 at 13:51 3,488 viewed0 comments
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    Phra Phrom Dilok, centre, and Phra Atthakit Sophon, right, arrive at the Crime Suppression Division in Bangkok after their arrest for alleged embezzlement last Thursday.(Photo by Tawatchai Kemgumnerd)

    His Majesty the King has revoked the monastic ranks of seven senior monks, five of them in police custody and two at large, for money laundering and alleged embezzlement of temple funds.

    The monks were residents of three popular Bangkok temples.

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    Re: King revokes seven monks' ranks over funds scandal

    Expelled Sangha Supreme Councillor fled to Laos 1 Jun 2018 at 15:48
    WRITER: WASSAYOS NGAMKHAM
    Phra Phrom Methee, then assistant abbot of Wat Samphanthawong, attends a...

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    Re: King revokes seven monks' ranks over funds scandal

    Can we assume one of the guys in the photo background drove him to the border !?!
    "Repudiate bullshit wherever you find it. Reason is worth standing up for." - Peter Boghossian



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    Re: King revokes seven monks' ranks over funds scandal

    Wat Samphanthawong ex-assistant abbot arrested in Germany
    3 Jun 2018 at 13:50
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    Former Wat Samphanthawong assistant abbot Phra Phrom Methee was...

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    Re: King revokes seven monks' ranks over funds scandal

    Phra Phrom Methee seeking asylum in Germany
    5 Jun 2018 at 10:56 WRITER: ONLINE REPORTER

    S Former Phra Phrom Methee, fugitive suspect in the temple funds embezzlement scandal...

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    Re: King revokes seven monks' ranks over funds scandal

    Arrest warrants out for 5 who 'helped' fugitive ex-monk escape
    7 Jun 2018 at 16:25
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    The Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge in Nakhon Phahom is where...

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    Re: King revokes seven monks' ranks over funds scandal

    Two immigration officers face probe over Phra Prommethi’s escape
    in Breaking News | June 07, 2018 | By Thai PBS

    National police chief Pol Gen Chakthip Chaijinda has ordered the Immigration Bureau to set up a committee to investigate two immigration officers based at Nakhon Phanom-Kammouen border checkpoint for allowing Phra Prommethi to leave the country for Laos on the night of May 24.

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