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Live by the sword, get arrested by the sword

If you're going to operate in the shady world of drug dealing, you probably need the means to protect yourself when things inevitably get ugly.

That seemed to be the philosophy of a group of men who were arrested in Koh Kong’s Khemarak Phoumin town on Monday for dealing yama.

The police raid, however, netted not just bags of the illicit substance but also a large samurai sword. Three men escaped and four were arrested.

It was unclear if they fled with more weapons. KOH SANTEPHEAP



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