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Drug trafficking: Two held for carrying meth pills

Drug trafficking
Two men were arrested yesterday on suspicion of drug trafficking activities in Stung Treng province, according to Major Duong Vichet, deputy chief of the Stung Treng military police. Duong Vichet said the men were apprehended yesterday in Thala Barivat district’s Sam Ang village in possession of more than 30,000 methamphetamine pills. “These two drug traffickers were arrested while they were driving a motorbike and carrying amphetamines from Preah Romkil commune on the Cambodian-Laos border to Thala Barivat district in Stung Treng province, Duong Vichet said. “They planned to carry these drugs from Stung Treng to sell them in Phnom Penh.” he said police also confiscated the suspects’ motorbike during the arrest. “[The suspects] are now being held in detention at the provincial police headquarters for further investigation,” he said, adding that they would be sent to provincial court to face charges today.

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