The Central Investigation Police arrested 6 former monks, both monks and drivers.
Help each other to move property, both gold and cash to escape.
According to the seizure of more assets worth more than 100 million baht.
Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) by the Crime Suppression Division (Bor.Por.Por.) under the direction of Pol.Lt.Gen. Lt. Col. Thongchai Yooket, Deputy Lt. Col. Wichak Tarom, Deputy Lt. Col. Wiwat Chitsophakul, Director Pol.Lt.Col. Panumas Saengsong, Deputy Superintendent 3rd Superintendent, Pol.Lt.Col. Suriyasak Jirawut, Deputy Superintendent 3rd Superintendent, and Col. Lt. Col. Sitthiporn Meerasa, Deputy Superintendent of the 3rd Superintendent, the arrest team led by Pol. Col. Wiwat Chitsophakul, Superintendent of the 3rd Superintendent, together with the police under the 3rd Superintendent P. jointly arrested
1. Mr. Boonsong or former Phra Boonsong
The accused under the arrest warrant of the Criminal Court for corruption and misconduct No. 67/2566, dated 9 May 2023.
2. Mr. Boonlue or former Phra Boonlue
The accused under the arrest warrant of the Criminal Court for corruption and misconduct No. 68/2566, dated 9 May '23.
3. Mr. Thanakrit or former Phra Thanakrit
The accused under the arrest warrant of the Criminal Court for corruption and misconduct No. 69/2566, dated 9 May 2023.
4. Mr. Bundit or a former monk
The accused under the arrest warrant of the Criminal Court for corruption and misconduct No. 70/2566, dated 9 May 2023.
5. Mr. Nuttaphat or former Phra Nuttaphat
The accused under the arrest warrant of the Criminal Court for corruption and misconduct No. 71/2566, dated 9 May '23.
6. Mr. Boonsak, accused under the arrest warrant of the Criminal Court for corruption and misconduct No. 72/2566, dated 9 May '23.
“A supporter of officials
Has a duty to buy, make, manage or maintain any property
disguise that property as their own
Or other people's dishonestly, as a supporter of officials
or refrain from performing duties wrongfully
1. Cash, totaling 76,021,813 baht 2. 920 items of gold ornaments, weighing approximately 100 baht, worth approximately 2.8 million baht, 46 gold bars, weighing approximately 500 baht, worth approximately 16 million baht, and gold sheets 540 items. Weight about 100 baht, value about 3.2 million baht, total value about 22 million baht. 3. 30 books of accounts 4. 3 passports 5. 1 van 6. 11 mobile phones
Acts of committing an offense
According to the case on May 6, 2023, the Central Investigation Police (CIB) by the Crime Suppression Division arrested Mr. Kom or Phra Archan Kom.
The former abbot of Wat Pa Thammakhiri, along with those who embezzled donations from Wat Pa, worth more than 180 million baht, was a huge shock to the monastic community.
amidst the veneration and faith of those who have faith
who have always made merit with the temple
after the arrest
The Crime Suppression Division conducted further investigations.
Until he learned important information from Mr. Wutima, one of the accused in the case of embezzlement of temple money, testified that he had brought the temple's money in the amount of 9 million baht to buy gold according to Mr. Kom's order and kept it in a safe in Mr. Wutima's cubicle.
Later, on May 7, 2023, around 9:00 a.m., police officers
together with the property inspection committee
Wat Pa Thammakhiri
and related officials
jointly examined the interior of Mr. Wutima's cubicle
Found the gold, as Mr. Wutima gave above, has disappeared.
until you know
There is a movement to help former Phra Ajarn Kom as a monk, amounting to 5 monks and Mr. Bunsak.
(The driver of the temple) helps to transport gold bars and various assets into the van before bringing the assets to hide outside the temple.
upon knowing such information
The police had planned for a group of former Phra Ajarn Kom's helpers to bring gold and property back into the temple again.
before seizing various assets
keep as a medium
Total value of property seized
worth more than 100 million baht
From the investigation, it was learned that before Mr. Kom, Mr. Wutima and Mr. Kom's sister
will be arrested by the police. It appears that Mr. Kom and Mr. Wutima have ordered this movement to remove all assets from their cubicles.
to hide in various places within the temple later after being arrested by the authorities
And being under control, Mr. Kom has plotted to borrow a phone from the police.
claiming to contact relatives
to bring personal medicine, but Mr. Kom secretly used the phone to order this movement
Help each other move cash and gold.
to be transported outside the temple completely
which has some assets that cannot be moved in time
therefore brought it to dig and bury it in the mountain behind the temple
from the above information
Police officers have gathered evidence.
ask the court to issue an arrest warrant
to arrest suspects number 1-6 for further legal proceedings.