Samurai swordsmen arrested after brawl

Samurai swordsmen arrested after brawl

Two men were arrested on Monday night in Phnom Penh’s Por Sen Chey district, after a six-person brawl involving samurai swords.

Police saw the altercation in progress and arrested two in possession of the weapons, but four others were able to get away, leaving their blades strewn on the ground.

The arrested pair claimed to be the victims of the attack, who had picked up two of their fleeing attackers’ swords.

No motive for the attack was established.



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