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Cops baffled at woman behind driver’s wheel

Cops baffled at woman behind driver’s wheel

Shady story or sexist cops? That was the question raised by the case of a 40-year-old woman’s account of how her motorbike was stolen in Phnom Penh on Tuesday.

The woman told police she was riding to fetch her husband from work when two men held her at gunpoint along a quiet road and demanded she hand over the vehicle.

The woman went to file a police complaint, but the cops were sceptical of her account, apparently finding it difficult to believe that a woman would be riding a motorbike alone on an empty street.

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