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Three suspected drug traffickers in court

The trial of three women accused of trafficking drugs internationally concluded at Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday, with the defendants facing allegations that they transported 450 yama pills from Cambodia to Australia. Kor Bopha, 31, Sin Sophal, 37, and Nouv Sophy, 46, were charged in October after being arrested in various locations in Phnom Penh. Kor Bopha told the court yesterday that she had smuggled the drugs to pay for trips between Cambodia and Australia and to support her three children in Australia. She reported being paid more than US$20,000 per trip.

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