Obeying traffic laws not always best in capital

Obeying traffic laws not always best in capital

No wonder everyone disregards red lights in Phnom Penh. Police on Monday arrested a man they say was robbing motorists who stopped at the signal.

While they were waiting for the light to change, he and a partner would approach and relieve them of their valuables.

Operating on a complaint, police nabbed one of the two in Chamkarmon district.

After admitting to having stolen and sold a cellphone, a search also found a pair of victims’ IDs. Police are on the lookout for his accomplice. KOH SANTEPHEAP


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