Ex-Temple Boy Arrested For StealingSattahip police have arrest an ex-temple boy who turned to a life of crime to take care of his children.
SATTAHIP – January 18th 2016 [Pattaya Daily News]; at 9.00 a.m., Pol.Col. Mekhavit Praditphon (Superintendent of Sattahip police station, Chon Buri province), Pol.Lt.Col. Phassakorn Phai-jit (Deputy Superintendent), Pol.Lt.Col. Niphon Pomsanarm (Deputy Superintendent) made a statement about the arrest of Mr. Athit or Tong Saeng-gra-jang, aged 33, who was an ex-temple boy and was arrested for stealing. He was arrested with a grey-black Honda Click motorbike and an iPhone 5s.
Pol.Col. Mekhavit Praditphon revealed that 3 shop owners had notified the police that they had some items stolen and they all described the same thief. He pretended to be a customer in the shops before he stole some items but his crimes were caught on CCTV.
The police then inspected the CCTV footage and found out that the thief was identified as Mr. Athit or Tong Saeng-kra-jang who was an ex-temple boy. He was then arrested at home with the stolen items.