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Cambodian man held in Thailand for drugs

A Cambodian man and his Thai accomplice were arrested in Thailand’s Sras Keo province on Tuesday for distributing drugs, authorities have confirmed.

Chhun Lon, the director of the border community unit at the Phnom Dey international checkpoint in Battambang province, said yesterday that Yun Thea, 30, from Battambang’s Sompov Lun district, had been arrested by police in Thailand.

“According to the Thai police report, which we received yesterday morning, the suspect was arrested while he was distributing drugs with a Thai man in Thailand,” Lon said.

Citing the police report, Lon said Thai authorities had seized 19 methamphetamine tablets, 20 grams of white powder and a homemade gun.

Thai police have referred the case to the provincial court in Sras Keo, he said.



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