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In Brief: Kampong Speu police seize amphetamine pills

In Brief: Kampong Speu police seize amphetamine pills

Kampong Speu provincial military police have arrested a man on suspicion of trafficking in illegal drugs after pulling over a car in Oudong district, en route from Phnom Penh to the Poipet border crossing in Banteay Meanchey province, authorities said. Municipal Governor Kong Heang, said police confiscated around 22,000 amphetamine pills from the taxi. “The suspect confessed at the provincial military police station that this was the second time he transported drugs from Phnom Penh to sell at Poipet,” Kong Heang said. The suspect was sent to the provincial court on Thursday.


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