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Man arrested for meth trafficking

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The drugs seized from the suspect. Supplied

A timber businessman was arrested on Wednesday night for trafficking nearly three kilos of crystal methamphetamine in Preah Sihanouk province’s Prey Nob district.

Sok Seila, a provincial anti-drug military police officer, identified the suspect as Peng Phea, 38, of Samaky commune.

Mr Seila said the suspect was travelling by car from Koh Kong province toward his home in Prey Nob district when military police pulled him over and inspected his car.

“He was arrested after military police inspected his car and seized many packages of drugs,” he said.

He said that after the arrest, police seized eight big packages of crystal methamphetamine and tablets weighing nearly three kilos.

He added that the suspect remains detained at the provincial military police headquarters for further questioning.

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