Posted by on January 3, 2019 11:27 pm
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Videos showing monks skateboarding and skipping were posted after monk fined for driving while wearing robes

Buddhist monks in Japan have posted videos on social media to prove their traditional attire is no obstacle to safe driving after one of their brethren was fined.

Police said an officer had stopped the unnamed monk, who is in his 40s, on a road in Fukui prefecture in western Japan earlier this year and told him he could not drive in his “constricting” sōi robes.

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