Ex-monk Wirapol Sukphol is escorted to the prosecutor's office in Bangkok in 2017. Photo: AP

Ex-Buddhist monk who scandalised Thailand with lavish lifestyle convicted of child rape

Case is the latest in a series of sex and money scandals that have rocked Thailand’s Buddhist institution in recent years

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Ex-monk Wirapol Sukphol is escorted to the prosecutor's office in Bangkok in 2017. Photo: AP
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