Siem Reap police have detained a British national for overstaying his visa by more than 100 days and for posing a threat to security and public order in the province.
Immigration police received the British, identified as 34 year old Peter James Wells last Monday from the Siem Reap Police Inspectorate in connection with visa issues and illegal activities.
Wells had entered the country 11 September 2019 through the Bavet International Border gate and he has been staying without a valid visa since October 11, 2019.
He was detained at the Borey Prem Express Market, Trapeang Ses Village, Sangkat Kork Chak, Siem Reap, for allegedly extorting money from a schoolgirl.
He was arrested by the police and sent to the Office of Investigation and Proceedings. He had refused to cooperate or answer questions. He was detained and sent to Siem Reap eviction office for further proceedings.