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Pinky swear: No more cockfights, officer!

Ever made a promise you didn’t keep? Five men and three women were arrested on Tuesday for cockfighting in Banteay Meanchey’s Poipet district but were released after they promised to never engage in the blood sport again.

Police raided the house following a neighbour’s tip, but many people ran away, leaving only eight, aged 22 to 35, to be arrested. Police seized five cocks and 10 motorbikes. DEUM AMPIL

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