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High driver taken down over alleged drug use

High driver taken down over alleged drug use

Riding to a garment factory job in an overloaded truck is dangerous enough without an incapacitated driver, police said after an arrest on Monday.

While patrolling Ang Snuol district, Kandal police spotted a large truck for transporting workers pulled over in an empty plot of land.

While inspecting, police caught the 21-year-old driver doing drugs and confiscated two small packages of ya ma, a water pipe and a lighter. He’s since been sent to court. NOKORWAT

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