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Police pinch a woman peddling in Phnom Penh

Police pinch a woman peddling in Phnom Penh

A Vietnamese woman, aged 32, was picked up by police in Phnom Penh near the German Embassy yesterday.

Having been on police radar for some time, capital authorities sprang into action, arresting the woman and escorting her to her rented quarters in Daun Penh.

The cops’ hunch proved correct when a search of her room allegedly turned up a whopping kilogram of meth, alongside a few small packets of heroin, which were quickly confiscated.



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