Stung Treng authorities defend violent arrest methods

A Stung Treng spokesperson has defended the use of violence in arrests related to “red-handed” crimes as he responded to a video of seemingly unnecessary violence while handcuffing a man in front of his young child. ...

Mech Dara
https://vodenglish.news/stung-treng-authorities-defend-violent-arrest-methods/

Minister of interior urges continued crackdown on crime in Sihanoukville

The Minister of Interior said the government has plowed billions of dollars into transforming Sihanoukville into an attractive tourism destination while attracting foreign investment as authorities continue to carry out raids for suspected kidnapping and trafficking. ...

Seng Mengheng
https://kiripost.com/stories/minister-of-interior-urges-continued-crackdown-on-crime-in-sihanoukville

Interior minister expresses regret about year of human trafficking

After months of authorities’ denials, Interior Minister Sar Kheng acknowledged foreign nationals had been trafficked into Cambodia, passed around gambling and other syndicates, faced violence and threats, and were calling out for help and rescue for more than a year. ...

Mech Dara
https://vodenglish.news/interior-minister-expresses-regret-about-year-of-human-trafficking/

Clampdown on illegal online lending

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) said on Thursday they have joined forces with police to take legal action against those involved in fraudulent online lending saying it is a crime, and urged the public to contact official financial institutions when borrowing money. ...

Seng Mengheng
https://kiripost.com/stories/clampdown-on-illegal-online-lending

Cambodia says it's helping foreigners scammed by traffickers

Cambodia on Friday said it is attempting to aid foreigners who have been victimized by human traffickers, after Taiwan said it is seeking to free more than 300 of its citizens who were lured to the Southeast Asian nation by organized crime groups. ...

Associated Press
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/cambodia-says-it-s-helping-foreigners-scammed-by-traffickers/6711458.html

Khmer Rouge tribunal hosts forum on victims' role in trial

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) – commonly known as Khmer Rouge Tribunal – is holding a three-day workshop showcasing victim participation in the trial process and post-trial activities. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/khmer-rouge-tribunal-hosts-forum-victims-role-trial

Sar Kheng asks public for crime tips

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has renewed his called for the public to provide information related to all kinds of crimes that occur in their local communities – especially drug-related ones – to law enforcement forces so they can be dealt with immediately to maintain ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-asks-public-crime-tips

Minister Of Interior says Chinese authorities determined to nab their nationals who commit crimes in Cambodia

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has stated that the Chinese authorities had requested the Cambodian side to independently arrest Chinese nationals who committed crimes on Cambodian territory without the involvement of local police. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501039036/minister-of-interior-says-chinese-authorities-determined-to-nab-their-nationals-who-commit-crimes-in-cambodia/

DPM Sar Kheng calls on ASEANAPOL to jointly combat transnational crimes and COVID-19

Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister, Sar Kheng, who is also the Minister of Interior, has called on ASEANAPOL to jointly crackdown all forms of transnational crimes as well as combat the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501034933/dpm-sar-kheng-calls-on-aseanapol-to-jointly-combat-transnational-crimes-and-covid-19/

Anti-scamming memorandum of understanding to be signed between Thailand and Cambodia

Thailand’s call-centre scammers have been driven so desperate by the government’s intensified crackdown that they are now trying to deceive police officers, the digital economy and society,  a Thai  minister said on Tuesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501030236/anti-scamming-memorandum-of-understanding-to-be-signed-between-thailand-and-cambodia/

Forestry Administration issues wrap-up on 2021 enforcement

There were over 4,000 cases total of fisheries and wildlife crimes in 2021 nationwide, with nearly 200 suspects referred to court, according to a report by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/forestry-administration-issues-wrap-2021-enforcement

Phone card survey latest online scam

The Ministry of Interior’s department of information technology called on social media users to be cautious online and maintain their vigilance against a new scam by fraudsters who claim they will provide people with a 50,000 riel in phone card from H&M if they answer ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/phone-card-survey-latest-online-scam

Journalists barred from filming or recording police investigations

Effective from now, journalists are barred from filming or recording criminal cases that are still under investigation by police.​ The directive was issued on Friday by the General Commissariat of National Police to municipal and provincial police that journalists are prohibited from filming or recording ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50806487/journalists-barred-from-filming-or-recording-police-investigations/

Forest crime report released

The National Committee for the Prevention and Crackdown on Natural Resource Crimes, in collaboration with environment and Forestry Administration officials, cracked down on 3,312 forest crimes and arrested 228 offenders from December 2019 to November this year. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/forest-crime-report-released

Fishery crimes down this year

During the first 10 months of this year, there were 2,279 cases of fishery offences reported, 312 less than the same period last year, according to the Fisheries Administration. Of the number, 187 occurred at sea while the rest occurred on freshwater. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fishery-crimes-down-year

Crimes up with 211 deaths, influx of foreigners to blame

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng on Wednesday said crimes increased by eight per cent last year, resulting in 211 deaths. He revealed the figures during the ministry’s 2019 review and laid the blame for the increase on an influx of foreigners into the Kingdom. ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/crimes-211-deaths-influx-foreigners-blame

Banteay Meanchey governor, five others sued for manslaughter, torture

Three of five land dispute victims, representing 150 families in Banteay Meanchey province’s Slakram commune, on Tuesday sued provincial governor Um Reatrey and five others for manslaughter, and the use of intentional violence against them while they were detained for protesting outside the provincial hall ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/banteay-meanchey-governor-five-others-sued-manslaughter-torture

Sar Kheng urges officials in Ratanakkiri to prevent crime

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has urged Ratanakkiri provincial authorities to do more to eliminate crimes in the province. Speaking during the appointment ceremony of the chair of the Cambodian People’s Party’s working group for Ratanakkiri on Friday, Sar Kheng, who is also deputy prime ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-urges-officials-ratanakkiri-prevent-crime

National plan to strengthen gov’t anti-drug campaign

The National Strategic Development Plan 2019-2023 directs the authorities and relevant institutions to carry out effective prevention, crackdown and resolution of drug issues, and all commune authorities to be confident in dealing with drug problems in their areas. The directive was made during the drafting ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/national-plan-strengthen-govt-anti-drug-campaign

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