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Drug bust

Six foreigners were arrested on Thursday, June 29, when police raided the restaurant

and guest house The Melting Pot in Sihanoukville.

The British owner of the guest house, Craig Alex-ander, 41, and his Indian cook,

Prabodh Choudhary, 25, were both charged with drug trafficking.

Three guests at the restaurant, a Briton, an Irishman, and an Australian, face charges

of possession of illegal drugs.

A British woman was freed without charges on Monday, July 3. Police said they had

found no evidence that she was involved in illegal activities. All others remain

in jail.

During the raid police claimed that they had found five kilograms of marijuana, eight

cakes containing marijuana and a smaller quantity of amphetamine and ecstasy pills.



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