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National Military police marks 26th anniversary

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Defence Minister Tea Banh, at the 26th anniversary of the National Military Police’s establishment. Fresh News

The Defence Ministry today held the 26th anniversary of the National Military Police’s establishment in Tboung Khmum province.

The ceremony was presided over by Defence Minister General Tea Banh and attended by National Military Police Commander General Sao Sokha, and senior military police officers.

The National Military Police which is under the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces is responsible for maintaining public order and internal security.

Established in1993, the national military police is entrusted with protecting the Kingdom’s peace and stability and helping to rescue victims, investigating, suppressing crimes and strengthening  law enforcement.

According to the National Military Police’s report, the anniversary was held to coincide with the groundbreaking ceremony of a new headquarters for Tboung Khmum provincial military police.

Work on the three-storey building began on a 30,700 square metres of the land at a cost of $620,000. General Sokha provided $100,000, some of which came from donations to fund the construction, the report said.

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