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Jailtime not in the cards for five lucky gamblers

Jailtime not in the cards for five lucky gamblers

Luck descended on Monday night upon five motodops who moonlight as gamblers in Banteay Meanchey’s Poipet town.

Noticing some shady goings-on under the cover of darkness, police found the quintet playing cards – an illegal act the officers deemed a “disturbance to public order”, despite most others being asleep.

Police at first went all out, arresting the men and confiscating their motorbikes. But they later took a punt on “re-education” doing the trick and let the men go. DEUM AMPIL


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