A monk has been defrocked after getting arrested by Pattaya police in the early hours of Tuesday morning for drink driving.

Officers stopped Phra Phaisal, 59, a little after midnight at an intersection in South Pattaya.

The arresting officers said that the monk appeared to be intoxicated and a blood alcohol test revealed he had 183mg/dl.

He told officers he was from the Wat Chai Magalaram temple in Pathum Thani and was in Pattaya visiting family.

He was escorted by officers to the Wat Tham Samakkhi temple to be defrocked.

Source: Thai visa

Content: Love Pattaya Thailand


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