A homemade bomb has been found in front of Wat Or Noi, where Luang Pu Buddha Isara is based, in Kamphaeng Saen district of Nakhon Pathom, and where the protest monk planned to return to tonight, police said on Monday.
Sombat Ornsomboon, chief of Kamphaeng Saen police station, said the bomb was likely left there on Sunday night. It was found and then safely detonated by police on Monday, the INN news agency reported.
Pol Col Sombat did not give any further details of the bomb, but said he thought it was possibly a threat to Luang Pu ahead of his planned return to Wat Or Noi on Monday.
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