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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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