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Journalist on assault charge

Police in Kratie province sent a journalist to court yesterday after he allegedly attacked another journalist on Wednesday, causing serious head injuries.

Yim Pros, 30, was arrested after he attacked Kun Darahok, 46, when both men were allegedly chasing vehicles loaded with illegal timber.

Deputy police chief of Kratie province said both men had press cards, but he believed they were chasing the vehicles to blackmail them for money.

The victim, Kun Darahok, was transported to Phnom Penh to medical receive treatment.

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