Abbot arrested for ice possession at Lampang wat

An abbot has been arrested for ice possession following a police raid on a wat in Lampang Sept. 21.

The raid took place at an unnamed wat in Thung Fai, Mueang Lampang.

Police officers inspected a room belonging to the unnamed abbot and found five grams of ice in a white plastic pillbox hidden in a chest.

The abbot was taken to Thung Fai Police Station where he tested for positive for drugs as well. He was detained in custody with police waiting for the drugs to exit his system before proceeding with legal action.

Photo: Thung Fai Police Station/ Chiang Mai News