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Development department robbed

Development department robbed

POLICE are investigating an alleged robbery at a department of the Ministry of Rural Development in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district, officials said yesterday. The department’s director, Chin Rotha, said he was at home on Saturday when a colleague from his office called and told him the money was missing. 

“When I arrived at the office, the money was gone. I filed a complaint to the police for help,” he said. Chin Rotha claimed US$9,500 had been stolen from a safe in the office on the weekend, Teuk Thla commune police chief Pen Thol said yesterday.

“Police are investigating the case to find the suspected robbers,” he said.

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