Five not-so-holy Kampot monks busted for drug use and traffic.

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Five not-so-holy Kampot monks busted for drug use and traffic.

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Monks are not what they used to be.
Kompot Province:
On 24 August 2017, five spiritual monks and two other suspects involved in drugs use and sale were accused and arrested in Chankiri Pagoda in Prey Phadao Village, Phnom Kong Commune.
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The suspects were Chan Theourn--42 years of age, Pa Vireak--23 years old, Kin Borith--18 years old, Keo Teth--24 years of age, Chhen Vanna--32 years of age, Sot Long--41 years of age, and Hun Sovannara--25 years of age.
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They look like a bunch of dodgy thugs.
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John Bingham wrote: Sat Aug 26, 2017 9:20 pm They look like a bunch of dodgy thugs.
You should see the guys they arrested! :D
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Good job being a monk - free accommodation, walk around town in the morning and collect free food, then kick back and get stoned for the rest of the day... do a little 'dealing' for pocket money.
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I would not be surprised if they were temporary monks, either sent there to avoid getting collared by the police or sent there by parents who could not deal with them.
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hanno wrote: Sun Aug 27, 2017 7:48 am I would not be surprised if they were temporary monks, either sent there to avoid getting collared by the police or sent there by parents who could not deal with them.
I thought that's what parents did with there boys? Sent to Monk Hood for a better life that they can not provide and obviously much better than the old orchestrated orphanage tourism.

I do agree with your opinion on 'temporary monks' this would explain last year's drug arrests. Dressing as a monk is not the worst idea and I'm yet to see a pat down of a burqua wearing woman at an airport.
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