Connect with us

Thailand News

Bullying or just desserts? Court of social media divided on child thieves’ temple punishment

Samui Times Editor

Published

on

Bullying or just desserts? Court of social media divided on child thieves’ temple punishment | Samui Times
  • follow us in feedly

Pictures posted online showed two children being tied to a tree and flogged.

Bullying or just desserts? Court of social media divided on child thieves' temple punishment | News by Samui TimesThey had apparently stolen 200 baht at a temple called Wat Thung Hiang.

Thai Rath said society was being asked whether this kind of punishment was acceptable or just bullying by adults.

And would the children learn from their mistake or be left resentful?

The pictures appeared on popular page Mem Pho Dam where thousands of Thais left their divided opinions, said Thai Rath.

Thai Visa / Thai Rath

Bullying or just desserts? Court of social media divided on child thieves' temple punishment | News by Samui Times

Stay updated with Samui Times by following us on Facebook.

Trending