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Purloined pagoda moto leads cops right to thief

That's got to be some bad karma. An 18-year-old man was arrested for allegedly stealing a motorbike at a pagoda in Mondulkiri on Tuesday, escaping to a forest where he removed the bike’s number plate at night in an attempt to hide its dubious origins.

But thanks to the bike’s owner – and perhaps a little divine justice – police found the alleged thief in Kratie the next day and arrested him. The bike and its owner were happily reunited. KOH SANTEPHEAP



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