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Petrol pinchers given a crude awakening

A slumbering security guard was rudely awoken on Monday night by two men who hopped over the wall of a construction site he was protecting in Kampong Speu’s Somrong Tong district and pinched 60 litres of petrol.

The bleary eyed watchmen didn’t manage to deter the intruders, but had the wherewithal to call police who arrested the alleged fuel thieves as they were transporting their liquid booty by truck.

The pair have been sent to court.

KAMPUCHEA THMEY

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