Junta Lifts Restrictions on Dhammakaya

DSI officials search the compound of Wat Dhammakaya on Feb 19.

BANGKOKThe military government on Tuesday revoked a nearly two-month-old order declaring Wat Dhammakaya a restricted area.

Nearly a month after efforts to find its fugitive former abbot failed for a second time, the regime canceled the original order which was made under the absolute power of junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha.

The other orders issued under the junta absolute power of Article 44 remains in effect.