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Mistaken moto leads to misapplied vigilantism

Mistaken moto leads to misapplied vigilantism

Racked with grief over the loss of their recently stolen moto, two men fooled themselves a little too easily into believing that a random man with similar taste was driving their ride.

Spotting a similar looking moto in Kandal’s Loeuk Dek district on Wednesday, authorities said the two men attacked the owner.

After dealing a blow to the victim’s head, the injured man informed his hot-headed assailants that he had recently purchased the bike – legally. Police arrived not long after and arrested the confused duo. Deum Ampil

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