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Police weed out Takeo marijuana field

Police weed out Takeo marijuana field

TWO men have been charged with illegally planting marijuana after 1,150 plants were discovered in a mountainous forest in Takeo provinces’s Kiri Vong district on Saturday. Police said that Pouy Khoen, 36, and Man Shan, 25, have been detained in prison after the charges were levied at a provincial court on Monday. The crop of one-metre high plants has since been incinerated by authorities. Youk Sarat, Kiri Vong district police chief, said the men are believed to have been hired by another person.

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