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to officially remove a monk priest from his job, because he has done something wrong (also "disrobe") ทำให้สึกจากการเป็นพระ
The monk would be defrocked if he was found to have acted against Buddhist teachings, he said.
When the police raided his temple, he vehemently denied the crime and refused to defrock.
Pol Col Chayanont said the two undercover monks were defrocked on the same day as the four monks who faced drug abuse charges.