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Seven Vietnamese held after illegal border cross

Seven Vietnamese held after illegal border cross

Seven Vietnamese men were arrested on Wednesday after they entered the Kingdom illegally in Mondulkiri province’s Koh Nhek district.

The three vehicles they were travelling in was also confiscated. District police chief Khlout Sothea told The Post that the men entered the country through a corridor in Sre Songkum commune on Tuesday.

Deputy provincial police chief Tieng Saoroth said the men were charged with illegal immigration, adding that police were preparing to notify the Vietnamese authorities.

He said there had been fewer illegal immigration cases in the province since police began enforcing immigration laws.

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