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Sihanoukville Police Seize Almost 900 kg of Drugs in Single Bust

SIHANOUKVILLE: Police in Sihanoukville conducted a drug bust involving five suspects and found almost 900 kg of drugs. The operation took place at 9 pm on Tuesday, 16 August, at Preap Island in Sihanoukville.

According to an EAC News reporter stationed in Sihanoukville, the bust took place while the suspects were loading the drugs onto a ferry at a port near a villa on the corner of Preap island in Sihanoukville.

Police detained a Chinese suspect who was staying in the villa and continued to search the apartment behind Yapor Casino along Sete Street, where they gathered more evidence from inside.

With suspects attempting to flee, police arrested another Chinese man driving a blue Visto with a license plate from Phnom Penh on Chumteav Mao Boulevard. A handgun and other items from the suspect’s car were confiscated.

Evidence seized by the police include more than 871 kg of ketamine, a truck, a boat, a car and two motorcycles.

The five arrested suspects and the seized evidence have been sent to the Sihanoukville Police, where a case is currently being filed for further legal procedure.

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