Arm, memory of law longer than thought

Arm, memory of law longer than thought

Police in Pursat province’s Kandieng district might appear idle to the untrained eye, but their sedentary strategy paid off this week when a witless robber returned to the scene of the crime.

The 27-year-old suspect fled the province in June 2012 after he was accused of stealing a sack full of mobile phones, clothes and other personal items from a villager.

He confessed to police after his arrest on Monday saying he’d returned home thinking police had forgotten all about his ill-gotten loot. He was sent to court. DEUM AMPIL


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