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New mother will soon be seeing inside of jail cell

New mother will soon be seeing inside of jail cell

Even drug dealers, it seems, are granted the right to maternity leave, as a woman in Stung Treng province’s eponymous district was given a delayed sentence because of her new baby.

Searching the woman’s home and finding four bags of meth, 40,000 riel in cash and plenty of empty plastic bags, authorities sent her off to court to face trafficking charges.

Noting that her newborn was just 1 month old, however, the prosecutor said any potential time in the pen could wait a few months.

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