Police chief accused in $678k corruption case

Hy Narin, the Meanchey district police chief arrested by the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) on Tuesday, was questioned on Thursday by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court over allegations that he stole more than $600,000 from the state and its citizens during his eight years as police chief.

Mr. Narin is accused of adding ghost employees to his unit’s payroll and collecting their wages, withholding bonuses intended for actual officers and extorting money from local businesses, residents and traffic accident victims. …

Khuon Narim