Alleged thieves needed fence for stolen fence

Alleged thieves needed fence for stolen fence

Two suspected thieves in Phnom Penh’s Russey Keo district made a pig’s ear of their getaway after they tried to cart off a farmer’s fence.

The two young men, aged 22 and 23, cut down about 200 metres of the farmer’s barbed wire fence, which kept his pigs in their field.

Eagle-eyed police saw the pair loading up their cart and, under questioning, the suspects revealed they were unemployed and needed cash.

Koh Santepheap

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