Foreign nationals not ‘a-Lao-ed’ to sling ice

Foreign nationals not ‘a-Lao-ed’ to sling ice

Ice delivery, still part of capital life as mum-and-pop shops fill their orange coolers each morning, is a dying but proud tradition – but not so much for a different kind of ice.

Police in Stung Treng on Wednesday arrested two of the new-style “icemen” after they crossed the border from Laos into Cambodia.

They found nearly a kilo of crystal meth on the two Laotians, who confessed their ice had been intended for sale in the Kingdom. The duo has been sent to court. DEUM AMPIL

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