Friday, April 02, 2004

Cambodian Police Deny Banana Wrongdoing

Two teenage boys accused of stealing five bags of soap powder from a parked car in Cambodia's capital, Phnom Penh yesterday faced a highly unorthadox interrogation technique. Cambodian newspapers 'Koh Santepheap', and the 'Cambodia Daily' reported the duo were force-fed bananas by police officers until sickness and prompt confessions ensued. Senior policeman, Yim Simony denied any wrongdoing on the part of the law, instead pleading altruism: "They were hungry and annoyed, and they refused to answer our questions. But after they ate the bananas, they answered the questions"...

Sorry I can't find a link, but it's a quality story! Feel free to jump in, and edit my post if anyone finds one!

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