S’ville man mistaken for beating suspect beaten

S’ville man mistaken for beating suspect beaten

A case of mistaken identity may have legal consequences for a Sihanoukville policeman who roughed up a 25 year-old man, mistaken for beating someone else, after the man filed a complaint to the court on Saturday.

The victim was stopped by the police officer, accompanied by a group of men, who asked whether he had seen a man suspected of beating a relative of the men flanking the cop.

Although he said no, one of the men was sure it was him. He came out badly bruised before the confusion was cleared up.

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