SIAM: And a Twist of Lemon

Last week Bangkok police ambushed five armed robbers and stripped them of their lethal weapons: two revolvers, one automatic pistol, five long, double-edged knives, three bundles of rope and a dozen lemons. The last item represents a new twist in Bangkok banditry. Armed robbers use the lemons to gag wealthy victims in daylight housebreaks.

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