• Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:46:51
    ‘Luang Pu Nenkham’ agrees to disrobe, but refuses to chant monkhood-leaving prayer
    Wiraphon Sukphon, better known as his monk’s alias of Luang Pu Nenkham, who has just been extradited from the US, has agreed to disrobe but refuses to chant the Pali phrase for monks to exit the monkhood, the chief of the Department of Special Investigation said on Thursday.
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  • Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:24:54
    Defrocked monk 'Nenkham' back in Thailand to face charges
    Fugitive defrocked monk Luang Pu Nenkham, or Wiraphon Sukphon, was immediately taken in a security motorcade to the Department of Special Investigation head office on Wednesday after he arrived at Suvarnabhumi Airport on a late-night flight from the United States.
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  • Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:15:06
    Fugitive ex-monk Luang Pu Nenkham set to arrive in Bangkok
    Fugitive ex-monk Wirapol Sukphol, better known as Luang Pu Nenkham, is due to arrive in Bangkok on Wednesday night, after he declined to appeal against a US extradition ruling, the director of the Department of Special Investigation said on Tuesday.
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  • Sun, 16 Jul 2017 01:00:00
    Thai officials head to US as monk set to face extradition
    A TEAM from Office of the Attorney-General and Depart-ment of Special Investigation (DSI) departed to the United States yesterday to bring the fugitive ex-monk Wirapol Sukphol, better known as Luang Pu Nenkham, back for prosecution in Thailand.
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  • Sat, 15 Jul 2017 14:57:08
    US court orders fugitive monk Wirapol Sukphol’s return to Thailand
    A court in California has ruled that the fugitive former monk Wirapol Sukphol, or Luang Pu Nenkham, should extradited to Thailand.
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  • Sat, 23 Jul 2016 01:00:00
    Ex-monk Luang Pu Nenkham to face extradition hearing in US
    US AUTHORITIES have apprehended former jet-setting monk Luang Pu Nenkham, who now goes by his layman’s name Wiraphon Sukphon, Department of Special Investigation (DSI) chief Pol Colonel Paisit Wongmuang said yesterday.
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  • Thu, 01 Oct 2015 01:00:00
    Monk's extradition from US 'under consideration'
    The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) said yesterday that a request for the United States' extradition of fugitive Wirapol Sukpol, better known as "jet-set monk" Luang Pu Nenkham, had been sent last year but the plea was still pending the US au
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  • Wed, 30 Sep 2015 18:46:00
    Monk's US extradition 'under consideration'
    The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) said Wednesday that a request for the United States' extradition of fugitive Wirapol Sukpol, better known as "jet-set monk" Luang Pu Nenkham, had been sent last year but the plea was still pending the US autho
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  • Mon, 09 Sep 2013 00:00:00
    More assets found in case against ex-monk Wirapol
    The DSI said Monday that it has found additional hidden assets worth tens of millions of Baht allegedly belonging to jet-setting ex-monk Wirapol Sukphol or Luang Pu Nenkham in Tak.
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  • Sun, 25 Aug 2013 00:00:00
    No special favours for Thaksin, no-one is above the law
    Some seek to justify the night-and-day differences between how PM Yingluck treats convicted Thaksin and defrocked monk Wirapol, aka Luang Pu Nenkham (eg, returning one passport but cancelling the other). They say that Thaksin was elected to office, endors
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  • Fri, 23 Aug 2013 00:00:00
    DNA tests show monk fathered child
    DNA tests have confirmed that Wirapol Sukphol, previously known as Luang Pu Nenkham, indeed fathered a boy with a woman who was a minor at the time.
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  • Sun, 04 Aug 2013 00:00:00
    Ex-monk 'ready to fight allegations in US'
    A monk, who was close to the scandal-hit former-monk Wirapol Sukphol, told Department of Special Investigation (DSI) officers yesterday that Wirapol, formerly known as Luang Pu Nenkham, was in the US still wearing his robes, and ready to fight cases again
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  • Wed, 24 Jul 2013 00:00:00
    Brother says he, not Wirapol, was man in bed
    Jet-setting former monk Wirapol Sukphol's younger brother yesterday told the media he was the person in the controversial picture that had been thought to be of Wirapol, better known then as Luang Pu Nenkham, lying alongside a woman.
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  • Sun, 21 Jul 2013 00:00:00
    DSI to seek extradition of ex-monk
    The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) will contact immigration authorities in 20 countries to seek the extradition of former monk Wirapol Sukpol - known as Luang Pu Nenkham - back to Thailand to face criminal charges, including statutory rape of a
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  • Tue, 16 Jul 2013 00:00:00
    Former monk given 30 days to appeal judgement
    Wirapol Sukpol, better known as Luang Pu Nenkham, has 30 days to appeal the Si Sa Ket monastic council's ruling that ousted him from monkshood for reportedly having sexual relationship with a woman.
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