Monks Behaving Badly – Police Hunt for Drunk Driving Monk in Northeastern Thailand

The car was seen swerving across the road just before school classes were about to end. Another man, also apparently drunk, was in the front passenger's seat.

Monks Behaving Badly – Police Hunt for Drunk Driving Monk in Northeastern Thailand

CHAIYAPHUM – Police and Local officials were hunting for a monk who was stopped for driving while intoxicated, and later sped away from a temple to avoid being defrocked. Phra Suksan Kanyen, 35, was stopped for suspected drink-driving in his black Honda Accord car, registered in Bangkok, in tambon Non Thong of Kaset Sombun district […]

Monks Behaving Badly – Drunken Monk Arrested After Crashing Pickup in Central Thailand

Inside the vehicle, they found Phra Phayon Jaruthammo, of Wat Lad Pla Duk in Bang Bua Thong district of Nonthaburi, still at the wheel and smelling strongly of alcohol.

Monks Behaving Badly – Drunken Monk Arrested After Crashing Pickup in Central Thailand

  CHI NAT – A 67-year-old monk suffered leg and knee injuries when he crashed his pickup truck while driving under the influence of alcohol in Central Thailand on Wednesday. Rescue workers called to the scene said the red pickup, registered in Sing Buri province, ran into a safety wall alongside the median-strip flood ditch […]