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Three senior police officials become deputy national police chiefs

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Lieutenant Chhay Kim Khoeun speak to media. KT/Chor Sokunthea

Three senior police officials took office today as they were appointed as deputy national police chiefs last week.

National police chief General Neth Savoeun announced their appointments today in a ceremony at the National Police Headquarters in Phnom Penh.

Three new deputy police chiefs include Lieutenant General In Bora, director of Central Judicial Police Department, Lieutenant General Chhay Kim Khoeun, chief of Joint Staff of the National Police, and Lieutenant General Teng Suon, director of Maritime Border Police Department.

Lt Gen Bora, Lt Gen Kim Khoeun, and Lt Gen Suon were appointed as deputy national police chiefs by subdecree signed on September 17 by Prime Minister Hun Sen.

Speaking to reporters after the ceremony, Lt Gen Kim Khoeun said he replaced General Kirth Chantharith who was promoted to Director general of Interior Ministry’s General Department of immigration, Lt Gen Bora replaced Kong Sokhorn who was promoted to director general of General Department of Identification and Lt Gen Suon was appointed as deputy national police chief.

“In the meeting, General Neth Savoeun advised all national police they must cooperate to provide security,” Lt Gen Kim Khoeun said.

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