Search form

Login - Register | FOLLOW US ON

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Military cops slated to see posts change

Military cops slated to see posts change

Several high-ranking provincial military officials – including Prey Veng’s military police commander, some of whose men are under investigation for police brutality – are slated for reassignment to national positions, according to a document obtained yesterday.

Prey Veng commander Sok Krin, whose officers have been under scrutiny since the March 19 incident where police reportedly shot at, arrested and beat two men transporting rice along National Road 11, is scheduled to be made the National Military Police’s deputy chief of staff.

Krin denied allegations of his involvement in the men’s torture, saying that a current investigation involving the case will “find the truth”.

“Being removed from my position is fine for me, but . . . I believe the truth will be the truth. I am not going to go against it,’’ he said.

The investigation has been concluded, but findings won’t be publicised for some weeks, lead investigator and national military police deuty commander Sin Sophany said.

According to a senior military police officer, who declined to be named, the staff reshuffle has yet to be finalised.

0

Comments

Please, login or register to post a comment

Latest Video

Keo Mom, director of LY LY Food Industry, on being a businesswoman in Cambodia

Mrs Keo Mom is the director of LY LY Food Industry as well as the head of the Cambodia Women Enterpreneurs Association.

Bodies of Cambodian peacekeepers returned to Kingdom

The bodies of four Cambodian peacekeepers killed by a Christian militia in Central African Republic were repatriated to the Kingdom and honoured in an airport ceremony on May 21.

CNRP commune chief candidate Khum Rany photographed near her family home.

In sleepy Sre Preang town in Preah Vihear province, two abandoned bulldozers sit on either side of the street in front of Brame Commune Hall.

CNRP spokesperson Yim Sovann seen speaking at an event in a photograph posted on his Facebook page. Facebook

In response to a CNRP request to allow garment workers to take a day off on the Monday after the June 4 commune elections, the National Election Co