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Suspect in court over theft of police weapons

Suspect in court over theft of police weapons

A 26-year-old man will appear in court today after he allegedly stole two guns from police in Kandal province’s Ang Snuol district on Tuesday, with the intention of killing a village chief and commune police chief, local officials said yesterday. Ang Snuol district governor Samuth Thoeun said that police arrested Seam Cheam on Wednesday after he fired a gun in Damnak Ampil commune’s Pongtoek village. “[The suspect] confessed he stole guns to kill the village chief and commune police chief,” he said. Ang Snuol district deputy police chief Mean Samnang said that police were also investigating a second suspect.

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