“I’ll Huff and I’ll Puff and Burn My Moto Down”

Svay Rieng: A man got angry when warned of driving by an under repair a bridge, so he torched his motorbike and burned himself.

The incident took place at 11:30 AM on July 2, 2019, just below Ta Hor bridge. In Kbal Spean Village, Sangkat Pursat, Svay Rieng City.

According to the police, before the incident, the unidentified man was riding a motorbike, from west to east under the bridge.  The rider was stopped and told he couldn’t pass at speed as the bridge was being repaired.

The man, most likely drunk, became angry and began shouting He then smashed up the motorbike and set it on fire, much to people’s surprise.

After the flames had died down, police took the fire starter to the local station for to do a drugs test on his urine.



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