Three Military Officers Arrested for Illegal Arms Trade in Battambang

Siem Reap (FN), Nov. 22 – Cambodian royal gendarmerie in cooperation with nation police force arrested three Cambodian military officers on 19 November 2021 for storing and trading illegal weapons.

Commander of the Royal Gendarmerie Gen. Sao Sokha told Fresh News on Monday that two military officers were arrested in Siem Reap and one in Kampong Chhnang.

Aun Piseth, serving in the Defense Ministry’s General Department of Technical Equipment is among the three. All have been sent to court for trial.

On 12 November 2021, police found 33 assault rifles in a plantation in Battambang’s Phnom Proek district.

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