Duelling gangsters face a modern re-education

Duelling gangsters face a modern re-education

They call it street-fighting for a reason. Four gangsters were arrested in Kampong Thom town on Tuesday after a sword fight in the middle of a busy public road.

Witnesses said two thugs squared off against two opponents from a rival gang, waving swords and frightening passing motorists. Police arrived on the scene before any injuries occurred.

While obstructing traffic alone can bring a one-year prison term, police have so far opted only to “educate” the gangsters. Kampuchea Thmey

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