POLICE have been accused of killing one man and injuring another in Pursat province’s Bakan district on Saturday. Nget Theavy, provincial coordinator for rights group Adhoc, said several police officials from Battambang province’s Moung Russey district had arrested a drunken local from a dance party, when about 50 people followed them. Police then fired 10 shots at the ground, which ricocheted and hit two villagers. Moung Russey district police chief Kit Heang said the shooting was in self defence.
Police violence: Accusations of killing in Pursat
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