Blood thicker than water, but money trumps blood

Blood thicker than water, but money trumps blood

A woman in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district got a rude introduction to the old adage “neither a borrower nor a lender be” on Friday.

The woman, 22, did her relative a favour, lending him her motorbike to visit a friend. According to police, the male relative, 25, pawned the bike for $250 and spent all the money, hoping his relative wouldn’t need her wheels back.

The woman turned her fibbing relation over to the police when she spotted him walking near his home. Kampuchea Thmey

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