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Alleged narcotics courier faces court

Alleged narcotics courier faces court

A MOTODOP who allegedly transported narcotics was tried for drug trafficking by Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday. Presiding judge Suos Sam Ath said yesterday that 24-year-old Tak Neang had been arrested while in possession of 79.25 grams of crystal methamphetamine out the front of the Cambodian Institute of Technology in Tuol Kork district’s Teuk La’ak III commune in March. Tak Neang denied the charges yesterday, saying he was merely a former drug user and not a trafficker. A verdict is expected on July 27, Suos Sam Ath said.


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