Monk Arrested for Selling Drugs from Alms Bowl

 | Mon 16 Dec 2013 11:55 ICT

CityNews – On 15th December police arrested a monk, name unknown, in Mae Sod, Tak Province, who is accused of selling amphetamines to local teenagers.

Thairath reported that police had previously arrested two teenagers who said they had bought pills from the monk.

The teenagers were given 6,000 baht to buy 37 amphetamine pills from the monk, who later delivered the drugs by carrying them in his alms bowl.

The monk has already been disrobed and is now facing charges.