Suspects say break-in tools are for defence

Suspects say break-in tools are for defence

One man’s burglary tools are another man’s self-defence weapons, or such was the story given by three men arrested in Phnom Penh’s Teuk Thla commune on Saturday.

Police had stopped the men, and noticed they were carrying an assortment of tools that could have been used to break open doors or windows.

They hauled the trio down to the station, where the men denied any wrongdoing, saying they were simply carrying the tools as defence against gangsters. KAMPUCHEA THMEY

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