Weapons search reveals gang of fake monks

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Weapons search reveals gang of fake monks

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:24 pm

18 November 2017
Kampong Cham - A vehicle stop and search for explosives and weapons was conducted by Cheung Prey district police, in cooperation with the provincial traffic police force in Chey Chey district, Kampong Cham on National Road No 6, on the morning of 15 November.
Around 10am, the police stopped a 1993 Camry sedan belonging to Rin Kao, a 28-year-old male living in Khnach Chorng, Wat Ong Nam, Banteay Meas, Kampot. Much to their surprise, when the cops searched the car they found no explosives or weapons, but the trunk of the car contained five monk outfits.
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Five male passengers from Kampot, aged from 22 to 33 years, were in the vehicle when it was searched by the police, who then put 2 and 2 together and realised that they had come across a gang of fake monks from Kampot province.
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The gang of fakers were detained by the police and taken for further questioning.
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Re: Weapons search reveals gang of fake monks

Post by chorlton » Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:41 pm

Someone using religion as a mask to hide their immorality behind.
How original, I'm shocked...... O:-)
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Post by AndyKK » Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:45 pm

Religion and Politics, no better subjects I could think about.
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Re: Weapons search reveals gang of fake monks

Post by Imposter111 » Sat Nov 18, 2017 1:02 pm

it was the coconut that gave them away. no real monk would be seen anywhere near one of those.
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Post by Duncan » Sat Nov 18, 2017 2:18 pm

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Can you see the Samsung phone in the photo. There's always one used as evidence.
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Re: Weapons search reveals gang of fake monks

Post by vladimir » Sat Nov 18, 2017 2:31 pm

MigueIito wrote:
Sat Nov 18, 2017 1:02 pm
it was the coconut that gave them away. no real monk would be seen anywhere near one of those.
Yeah, and they modified it with that milk-trigger to make it automatic, bastards.

They could just be Donovan fans...

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Re: Weapons search reveals gang of fake monks

Post by frank lee bent » Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:21 pm

what is the object of their fakery? how do they benefit?
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Re: Weapons search reveals gang of fake monks

Post by AndyKK » Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:24 pm

frank lee bent wrote:
Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:21 pm
what is the object of their fakery? how do they benefit?
Would it be donations.......................................
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Re: Weapons search reveals gang of fake monks

Post by vladimir » Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:30 pm

frank lee bent wrote:
Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:21 pm
what is the object of their fakery? how do they benefit?
They get to support a nasty habit?
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Re: Weapons search reveals gang of fake monks

Post by Anchor Moy » Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:31 pm

AndyKK wrote:
Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:24 pm
frank lee bent wrote:
Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:21 pm
what is the object of their fakery? how do they benefit?
Would it be donations.......................................
I think so. They prey on the local belief that if you give money to monks, you get merit. So the scammers dress as monks and ask for money for Buddhist works or whatever.
Afterwards, its up for discussion if its more merit-worthy to give money to poor (but unscrupulous) human beings so they can eat, rather than buying more gold leaf for the local pagoda.
This subject is even more delicate than politics IMO.
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