Monk Caught Red Handed For Dealing DrugA drug dealing gang was caught by officers. In addition, two monks were arrested.
SATTAHIP – February 15,2016 [PattayaDailyNews]; at 13.00 pm Mr.Norraset Sitapasso- chief of Sattahip district- was accompanied with Mr.Chawat Thepthap- deputy chief of stabilisation division- and officers to arrest drugs dealers consisted of monk Pramote aged 32, Mr.Thanawin Moons aged 28 who is motorcycle taxi rider, Mr.Patiphan Chunchiew aged 24 and monk Sunthorn aged 24.
Mr.Norraset said that he was notified by Ms.Radjai Banditsilp who is chief of Sattahip village- that Mr.Patiphan has consumed drug; therefore, the officers has investigated and caught him as he was consuming the drug. In addition, he confessed that he bought the drug from monk Pramote. The police officers ordered him to buy drug from the monk before those monks were captured in the temple.
In addition, Mr.Thanawin was also caught after he had delivered the drug to the monks.
Upon questioning monk Pramote he confessed that he was once arrested on charge of drug and he had been jailed for 3 years. After he was released, he has ordinated as a monk in the temple for 9 months; however, he was still consuming drug. In addition, he had dealt the drug via Facebook. He added that he had about 10 customers a day.