Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Police officer arrested after firing gun into air

Police officer arrested after firing gun into air

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.

MOST VIEWED

  • Negotiations on EBA being held

    In an effort to defuse tensions, a senior government official said Cambodia is negotiating with the European Union (EU) on the Everything But Arms (EBA) trade deal, which allows the Kingdom to export goods to the 28-member bloc tariff-free. The EU notified Cambodia on October 5

  • Ministers to tackle sea pollutants

    Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities and members of local communities have collected 77 tonnes of water hyacinth at a Sihanoukville beach, Preah Sihanouk Provincial Hall spokesperson Or Saroeun said. He told The Post yesterday that the aquatic weeds had been floating along some of the province’s

  • Chinese police escort deported scam suspects

    Ninety-one Chinese nationals accused of extorting money from victims in a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) scam were deported from Phnom Penh International Airport on Monday under the escort of 182 Chinese police personnel. General Department of Immigration head of investigations Ouk Hay Seila told reporters

  • EU officials: Ending EBA an 18-month procedure

    EU officials have confirmed that it will take a total of 18 months to complete the procedure if Cambodia’s preferential Everything But Arms (EBA) trade agreement is to be withdrawn. According to EU Agriculture and Rural Development spokesman Daniel Rosario, the formal process has not