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Duo jailed over speed

Duo jailed over speed

A Nigerian man and his female Vietnamese accomplice were sentenced to six years in prison each by Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday for drug trafficking. Chuon Sorasey,

Phnom Penh Municipal Court judge, said the couple was also fined 10 million riel, about US$2,500, each. He said the pair was arrested by anti-drug police last April 4 at a guesthouse located in Chamkarmorn District while they were purchasing drugs in their guesthouse room.

Police seized a package of drugs consisting of total 69 grams of methamphetamines from them at the time.

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