Neighbourliness goes beyond a cup of sugar

Neighbourliness goes beyond a cup of sugar

Neighbours are your second line of defence against theft when your lock fails you, as proven in a case on Friday.

A man had locked his motorbike in front of his home in Tbong Khmum’s Suong commune, but a thief was somehow able to break the lock and get the vehicle.

Upon witnessing the heist, the owner yelled for help, summoning a mob of villagers who bashed and kicked the ne’er-do-well.

The police later arrived and hauled the suspect away to the police station for further legal action.

ANN

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