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Hong Kong businessman charged with damaging Montana house

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POLSON, Mont. (AP) - A Hong Kong businessman is charged with breaking into a northwestern Montana home after getting drunk at a September wedding and causing extensive damage in a case a judge says "reads like a 'Hangover' movie."

Court records say authorities responding to a report of a naked intruder found food strewn across the kitchen, urine-soaked formal wear in the living room, flooding from a damaged water line and Guneet Banga asleep in the bedroom.

Banga was arrested on Sept. 6, cited and released.

He didn't appear for his arraignment Wednesday. Judge James Manley said he would sign a $25,000 warrant, an amount prosecutors say would ensure Banga's return or cover the cost of repairs.

A businessman with the same name didn't return phone messages and emails from The Associated Press seeking comment.

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