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Police officer arrested after firing gun into air

A 25-year-old police officer and his friend were arrested on Saturday after the cop fired his gun twice into the air in Dangkor district’s Trapaing Krasaing commune before both men fled the scene on a motorbike. Commune Police Chief Long Saran said yesterday that a villager had alerted police after the shots were fired and that the suspects had been sent to the district police station for questioning. “We do not know the reason for the gunshots,” he said, adding that no one had been injured in the incident. Dangkor District Police Chief Born Sam Ath could not be reached for comment.



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