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Mother gambles with the truth and loses

Mother gambles with the truth and loses

Cops in Battambang province got both truth and fiction when a woman confessed to lying about being mugged in Sampov Loun district on Monday.

After reporting she had been robbed by a gunman and watching officers scour for clues, the suspect confessed it had all been made up.

She had blown the cash gambling and didn’t want her children in Thailand, who had sent her the money, to figure it out.

Cops closed the case and advised the mother to be honest with her offspring in the future.

National Police

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