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Women charged with aiding robber

Women charged with aiding robber

Two women were charged on Thursday as accomplices in an armed robbery carried out by a notorious gold thief, who died in a shootout with police in Phnom Penh’s Russey Keo district early on Wednesday morning, said Chuon Narin, chief of the Municipal Police department’s Serious Crime Bureau. “Phnom Penh court deputy prosecutor Sok Roeun today charged the women ... and the pair now are serving pretrial detention.” The robber, along with one policeman, were killed in the shootout, which occurred after he stole a car.

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