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Chickens come home to roost for cockfighters

In hindsight, the card and rooster-betting syndicate was half-cocked from the start. Police stormed in on a group of gamblers in Kampot town on Saturday after the group made little effort to hide their card and cockfighting games from public view.

In the ensuing panic, many punters dashed for the exits, with some managing to jump from a first-floor window to freedom. Police arrested six and sent them to court. KOH SANTEPHEAP

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