Thai monk sentenced for raping teen girl he impregnated

Ex-monk Wirapol Sukphol in Bangkok

Kaweewit Kaewjinda, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, October 17, 2018 7:03AM EDT BANGKOK — A Thai court on Wednesday sentenced a former Buddhist monk known for his jet-set lifestyle to 16 years in prison for raping a young teenage girl who he also impregnated. Wirapol Sukphol became infamous when he appeared in a 2013 YouTube video in his monk’s robe aboard a private jet wearing aviator sunglasses with a Louis Vuitton carry-on by his side. He was defrocked amid accusations that he had sexual relations with women — a majorRead More