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Four nabbed for trafficking 40 kilos of meth

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Four of the accused linked to a drug ring and drugs seized by police. Police

Interior Ministry’s Anti-Drug Police Department in cooperation with Kampong Thom provincial police on Monday arrested three Cambodian men and a Thai national suspected of trafficking 40 kilograms of methamphetamine in Santuk district.

The sting operation was led by General Mok Chito, deputy national police chief and provincial court prosecutor Ith Sothea.

According to police report, two vehicles were inspected near a restaurant on national road 6 in Santuk district’s Kokoh commune on Monday and police seized 40 kilograms of meth brought from Thailand.

Mr Sothea said today that police apprehended four suspects in connection with trafficking drugs.

“We arrested three Cambodians and a Thai man and confiscated 40 kilograms of drugs,” he said. “The drugs were brought from Thailand.”

Mr Sothea identified the four suspects as Kong Vannak, 40, Sok Bunsereichai, 42, Ly Toek, 53, and a Thai man, Sak Saesong, 32, while two vehicles were impounded.

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