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Five face drug charges

Five face drug charges

FIVE people allegedly caught  in possession of amphetamine tablets in Chamkarmon district in March were charged with drug trafficking at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday. Presiding judge Yeth Malin said yesterday that In Cheng, 28, Sok Va, 16, Seang Ly, 31, Choy Da, 25, and Chhen Siha, 32, were found in possession of five packages   of drugs containing 56 tablets. Suspect Sok Va admitted he  had dealt drugs, alleging that his four co-defendants had supplied him with the drugs, which he had sold in return  for a 2,000 riel (about US$0.50) commission per package. A verdict was set for August 20.