One burglar takes the blame – and the beating

One burglar takes the blame – and the beating

Being half of a thieving duo was enough to warrant a full-on beating for one man arrested for stealing a moto in Phnom Penh yesterday.

Police say the moto’s owner left the key in his bike in front of a shop when two men stole it and tried to escape before being stopped by nearby vigilantes.

One managed to flee on foot, but the 30-year-old who remained was given a thrashing before authorities came to take him to the station and return the moto to its owner.

Police are still looking for the second man.



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