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African duo, local women arrested during drug raid

African duo, local women arrested during drug raid

Two foreigners, one from Sierra Leone and one from Nigeria, and a pair of Cambodian women were sent to the Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday to face drug-trafficking charges, according a police official.

Kirt Chantharith, police spokesman for that General Commissariat of the National Police, said that the charged were Sesay Frank Joe, 36, of Sierra Leone; Chosen Nna Chofor, 32, of Nigeria; 33-year-old Heng Phalla, also known as Srey Mao; and Seng Chenda, 27.

Pov Sam Eng, an officer at the Ministry of Interior’s Anti-Drug Police Department, said the four were arrested on Tuesday during a raid on street 63 in Boeng Keng Kang I Commune.

He added that police also seized 99.2 grams of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a motorbike.

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