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Trio preyed on migrant

Trio preyed on migrant

A woman from Banteay Meanchey province’s Phnom Srok district, who works in Thailand, was robbed on Friday while attempting to cross the border back into Cambodia, leading to the arrest of three men.

Poipet chief of police Um Reatry said the victim, 24-year-old Phorn Phos, was attempting to cross into the Kingdom at the Chork O’Prum Den border crossing, when she was accosted by three men, who robbed her of  4,800 Thai Baht (US$156).

The three suspects fled the scene with the victim’s money, but were caught the same day by police.

The suspects have been sent to Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court.

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