Police pop around, find the table set

Police pop around, find the table set

Imagine Santa’s workshop. Now instead of toys, imagine drugs, and instead of elves, imagine a half a dozen young hoods.

You’ve successfully set the scene for today’s first blotter item.

The workshop in question was located in Phnom Penh’s Dangkor district where police, acting on a tip, stormed a rental house to find the six criminals in question along with a table full of drugs, packaging and drug paraphernalia.

The sextet quickly confessed, guaranteeing themselves a place on the municipality’s naughty list.



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