Touchy customer exacts revenge on picky driver

Touchy customer exacts revenge on picky driver

A man took a motodop’s rejection very personally in Banteay Meachey’s Malai district on Saturday.

The suspect, 35, tried to get a ride from a motodop, 57, but the driver rejected his offer after the man struck him as rude, police said.

While the motodop was out to lunch, the man allegedly stole the bike and tried to sell it across the village.

The villagers didn’t take the bait as the moto had no papers, and the man was eventually arrested. Nokorwat


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