Siem Reap Provincial Court today charged a penal police officer suspected of supplying drugs to criminals in Siem Reap city.
Major General Tith Narong, provincial police chief, said police officers from the provincial anti-drug department arrested two suspected drug dealers at their home in Slor Kram commune on May 16.
He said that after their home was raided, police seized a dozen packages of methamphetamine weighing 712 grams, one scale, two phones, and other drug materials.
Maj Gen Narong said that during questioning, both men confessed that the drugs were supplied by a police officer.
After obtaining an arrest warrant from the provincial court on May 19, police then arrested 30-year-old Lieutenant Colonel Bun Livong, a penal police officer with the Interior Ministry living in Siem Reap city’s Sala Kamroeuk commune.
Full story in Thursday’s paper