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Australian arrested for drug trafficking

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Police present arrested Australian and confiscated items. Supplied

Kampot Provincial police arrested an Australian citizen and a Cambodian woman on Friday who appear to have trafficked drugs.

According to the police report, two persons were taken into custody in Kampot town. The suspected drug dealers have been identified as Knowles Gary Robert, a 72 year old Australian,  and Meas Phary, a 28 year old Cambodian.

The confiscated items found in the possession of the duo include six zip-lok bags containing drugs, five smaller ones of methamphetamine, nine boxes of pills for enhancement of male virility, a sex toy, a scale, a laptop, a mobile phone and an undisclosed amount of money.

The police are pressing charges and sending the suspects to the provincial court for legal action.


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