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US retiree denies drugs charge at trial

A Retired American professor denied having distributed drugs at a Phnom Penh Municipal Court trial yesterday. The United States citizen, named as 61-year-old Wolter Eugene Pleisch, was arrested in February following a raid in the capital’s Meanchey district. During the operation, the court heard that cannabis, heroin, methamphetamine and ketamine was allegedly found. Pleisch, along with two Vietnamese women, denied all charges, saying that although he had used drugs he had not distributed them.

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