‘Jet-set monk’ back after extradition
A former monk wanted on charges including child molestation and fraud is back in Thailand after being extradited from the United States, where he fled in 2013. Wirapol Sukphol became known as the “jet-setting monk” when a YouTube video showed him wearing his orange robes aboard a private jet. He had a designer bag and wore aviator sunglasses.
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