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Security upped as tensions rise over temple scandal in Thailand

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has increased security around a temple in northern Bangkok to prevent any incidents from happening. Tens of thousands of followers have gathered around Wat Phra Dhammakaya over the weekend. The temple has become the center of attention as its monks and disciples barricade themselves inside in a bid to protect its abbot from facing investigation over financial irregularities. CCTV’s Tony Cheng reports on the charged situation from Bangkok.

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