Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha has wanted the Dhammakaya case to be resolved quickly through strict enforcement of the law, government spokesman Lt-Gen Sansern Kaewkamnerd said Monday.
He said the prime minister had made it clear that no one is above the law and everyone must come under the law.
He also urged the media to clarify to the public about what has been happening in the temple so that they would not fall victim to the misinformation spread by some unscrupulous followers of the cult.
Meanwhile, senior regional and provincial chief monks headed by Somdet Phra Buddhachinawong held a meeting today to discuss the Dhammakaya problem.
The meeting was the first to be held under the new Supreme Patriach who on Monday chaired a meeting of the Supreme Sangha Council at Buddha Monthon in Nakhon Pathom.
The Supreme Patriarch informed the meeting for acknowledge his appointment of Phra Prommunee as his secretary.
Mr Panom Sornsilp, director of the National Buddhism Office, said that Phra Prommunee instructed senior regional and provincial monks to find ways to resolve the Dhammakaya problem.
Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS)