Officers with the Interior Ministry’s Anti-Economic Crime Department raided a house stocking fake cosmetic products in Russey Keo district on Monday, seizing more than four tonnes of merchandise.
The raid, led by the department’s director Lieutenant General Chan Vanthoeun, also involved Camcontrol officers and local authorities.
Lt Gen Vanthoeun said officers found many fake products at the house, which was stocking, packing and also producing the merchandise.
“Police found creams, lipsticks and shampoo,” he said. “In total, we seized 4.5 tonnes and most of them are fake products.”
Police also detained the owner, Ouch Sambath, 33, for questioning, he added.
On Monday, officials also raided a house packing counterfeit seasoning products in Phnom Penh’s Russey Keo district and seized 17 tonnes of merchandise.
Full story in Wednesday’s paper