Abbot hired to carry 4.8 million meth pills

An abbot in the northern Thai province of Chiang Rai was arrested by 191 police with 4.8 million meth pills at a resort in Chai-Nat province today (Nov 24. 2020).

The senior monk said he needed money to enroll in a Master’s degree program. He had delivered the drugs three times, each with a payment of 300,000 baht.

The police also found 11 mobile phones and a gun with 14 bullets in the monk’s possession.