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Mondulkiri court detains four involved in deadly chase

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The van collided with another car before flipping over many times and crashing into a house, injuring its owner and three people in the van. Police

Mondulkiri court detains four involved in deadly chase

The Mondulkiri provincial court put four people in pre-trial detention on Saturday for their alleged involvement in a high-speed chase which resulted in a crash that killed a villager, provincial hall spokesperson Meas Bros said.

The provincial police arrested Keo Seima district forestry administration chief Srun Chhuong, the district police officer Sieng Chamrong, a military police officer You Ravuth, and the Interior Ministry’s anti-economic crime department officer Van Ruon.

They are alleged to have been chasing a truck loaded with timber which rammed into a house, killing its owner, Ly Navy, Bros said.

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