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Police to answer claim

PHNOM Penh Municipal Court has summoned the Dangkor district police chief Born Sam Ath to appear in court on August 25 and 26 for questioning in relation to allegations that he illegally detained a journalist overnight, court deputy prosecutor Sok Reoun said. The journalist, Lay Sokhom, has alleged that after getting in an accident with a motorbike on August 12, Born Sam Ath had his arrested and held at a police station overnight. Soth Sareoun, head of the Dangkor district tourism office, has also been called to court.

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