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Drug traffickers get seven-year sentence

Drug traffickers get seven-year sentence

Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday sentenced two men to seven years in prison and fined them 15 million riels (about US$3,750) for drug trafficking. Nuth Sam Ath, 38, and Teth Mab, 35, were arrested at their residence in the Chaktomuk village in Daun Penh district in February last year. Police confiscated about 2,000 methamphetamine pills weighing 178 grams in a drug raid on their home, according to Presiding Judge Duch Kimsorn.

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