Teen’s licence to chill revoked after drug test

Teen’s licence to chill revoked after drug test

A teenager's lack of a licence plate led to an invasive police inquiry in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district yesterday, culminating with the 19-year-old behind bars for drug use.

The young construction worker was stopped by police for violating the Traffic Law, but apparently the prescient sleuths were suspicious that he was up to something more sinister.

He was brought back to the station, where his urine tested positive for drugs, and summarily chucked into a holding cell.

National Police

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