Australian tourist disrupts Pattaya temple, allegedly high on cannabis

The peace of an area Buddhist temple in South Pattaya was abruptly shattered yesterday morning as a seemingly stoned Australian tourist started to wreck the sanctuary. Jason Bradley Scott snuck into the temple at daybreak, allegedly excessive on cannabis, and did injury before injuring himself whereas trying to flee.
Wat Chai, also known as Wat Chai Mongkol Royal Monastery, located in South Pattaya’s Bang Lamung district, Chon Buri was buzzing with monks at round 6.20am yesterday when the visitor in question, an Australian identified as fifty five yr previous Jason Bradley Scott arrived to the temple on a motorcycle taxi.
Finding many of the monks in the restrooms and prayer halls, Scott used the opportunity to quietly slip into one of the chapels. What followed was a rampage that resulted in the desecration of the hallowed website, including the destruction of valuable ivory tusks.
Phra Maha Watajak, a resident monk on the temple, was drawn to the chapel by the weird noise. However, Scott was already making an attempt to make his getaway. In his rush, the Australian man tumbled down a flight of stairs in the temple and was immobilised by minor accidents, thus thwarting his tried escape, according to the monk.
“He darted out of the chapel as shortly as he had entered. But in his hurry, he misplaced grip on one of the stairs and slipped.”

Surrounded by temple followers, the Australian man was visibly impaired. Recognising this, and confronted with Scott’s erratic behaviour, the temple authorities determined to name the police and emergency responders for help.
However, Scott put up a battle when the police’s tried to transport him in an ambulance. He refused to cooperate and verbally berated the rescue group, inflicting a scene within the in any other case serene environment of the temple, reported The Pattaya News.
Fortune were finally successful in transporting the hostile Australian vacationer from the temple to the hospital, where regulation enforcement described his situation as “extremely uncooperative.” After assessing the harm, Phra Maha Watajak says the temple shall be persuing justice.
“We plan to file a police report to provoke authorized proceedings towards the person.”

Additionally, despite Thai media stories suggesting that the Australian was presumably under the influence of cannabis throughout his temple havoc, the police have said that they are but to verify this and could be conducting further investigations.
“Although it has been reported that he was under the influence of cannabis, we’ve not yet discovered any concrete proof to assist this claim.”

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