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In the drunk tank

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In the drunk tank

Mao Chan Rasmkey, 41, the deputy director of the Technical and Housing Development Department within the Ministry of Land Management, was arrested on Wednesday after crashing his SUV into a parked car.

Local media reported that Rasmkey hit the car and passed out behind the wheel. When an officer arrived and knocked on the car’s door, Rasmkey allegedly took out a Beretta shotgun and pointed it at the cop before driving off. After a chase, he was cornered in front of Phsar Deuk Thkao High School by authorities.

According to pictures gone viral on Facebook, the suspect was found to have a blood alcohol content of 0.15 grams per decilitre (or 1.50 grams per litre) – three times Cambodia’s legal driving limit.

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