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‘Do you know who I am?’ says man bound for jail

‘Do you know who I am?’ says man bound for jail

A pissed-up motodop who claimed to have friends in high places found himself distinctly unpopular with capital cops on Monday evening in Chamkarmon district.

He had drunkenly driven his moto into two ladies as they crossed the street, but instead of apologising began a self-aggrandising rant where he claimed to know lots of well-connected people.

Police arriving on the scene clearly disagreed: the boozy blowhard ended up in the station and his victims in the hospital.

Koh Santepheap

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