Monk held for shooting man claims self-defence

19.04.2020 - 00:24

Accused says he bought pistol because thefts at Samut Prakan temple were a problem

SAMUT PRAKAN: A Buddhist monk arrested for shooting a layman living at the same temple in Bang Sao Thong district has claimed he acted in self-defence. Local police arrested Phra Apiram Ruengthip, 46, at his living quarters at Wat Mongkhol Nimit in tambon Bang Sao Thong on Friday evening, said Pol Col Voravut Pankhao, chief of the Bang Sao Thong police.

(Crime, Samut Prakan)

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