• 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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  • Fri, 09 Oct 2015 01:00:00
    Wat snaps ties over enlightened status for jet-setting monk
    Ubon Ratchathani's Wat Nong Pa Pong has decided to break ties with its branch temple in France, Wat Phothiyannaram, after its abbot Phra Pankhao Yannatharo allegedly used the temple's name to ratify Wirapol Sukphol as a modern day arahant or enlightened
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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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  • 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, 11 Aug 2013 00:00:00
    Wanted ex-monk 'ready to surrender' to DSI
    Sukit Poonsrikasem, lawyer of fugitive ex-monk Wirapol Sukphol, insisted yesterday that Wirapol - reportedly staying in Laos at a temple 100km from the Laotian capital, Vientiane - would return to Thailand after Tuesday.
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  • Tue, 06 Aug 2013 00:00:00
    Wirapol in Laos, 'may surrender'
    Fugitive ex-monk Wirapol Sukphol is in Laos and is prepared to return home via Nong Khai, Department of Special Investigation (DSI) chief Tarit Pengdith said yesterday.
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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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  • Sun, 28 Jul 2013 00:00:00
    'Two groups' assisted ex-monk's escape, says DSI
    The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) said yesterday that it suspected "two groups of Thais" had assisted elusive jet-setting ex-monk Wirapol Sukphol to flee the country. The department also said it doubted that Wirapol would return to Thailand on
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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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  • Tue, 23 Jul 2013 00:00:00
    Monk cost me millions, Ubon car shop owner says
    THE OWNER of a car-accessory shop in Ubon Ratchathani, questioned recently for allegedly providing 35 cars to Wirapol Sukphol, told the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) yesterday that he had been duped by the former monk - at a cost of millions o
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  • Mon, 15 Jul 2013 00:00:00
    Attempt to revoke Wirapol's passport
    Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said on Monday that his ministry is ready to proceed on the cancellation of the passport of Wirapol Sukphol, formerly Luang Pu Nenkham, as soon as receiving an official request from the m
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  • Mon, 15 Jul 2013 00:00:00
    Attempt to revoke Wirapol's passport
    Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said on Monday that his ministry is ready to revoke the passport of Wirapol Sukphol, better known as Luang Pu Nenkham, as soon as receiving an official request from the monastic authoriti
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