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Prison official arrested in suspected murder

Prison official arrested in suspected murder

A prison official working at the Correction Centre 4 in Pursat’s Phnom Kravanh district was allegedly shot and killed by a fellow guard on Sunday, provincial Adhoc investigators said yesterday.

Ke Vibol, 28, an inspection official at Correction Centre 4 was allegedly shot in the left upper arm and chest with an AK-47 rifle by his colleague Nem Chamroeun, 36. Adhoc provincial co-ordinator Nget Theavy said local authorities had not yet identified the cause of the killing but the suspect had been arrested by Phnom Kravanh district police at the scene of the crime and evidence was being collected to send him to court.

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