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Gambler not so sharp, loses it all to flames

A 33-year-old Kampong Chhnang man is the latest to carry on a tradition that appears frequently in these crime chronicles.

In short, getting riled up and setting your house on fire. On Friday, the lout had asked his wife for $25 to play cards and gamble. When she refused, he became furious and set his home alight.

The blaze soon caught onto a neighbour’s home. The neighbour managed to save his own home, while the arsonist was caught by police while trying to flee. Deum Ampil



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