(Mondulkiri): An 11-year-old boy was killed in a rice field at Srahrou village, Sreihu commune, Koh Nheak district, Mondul Kiri province, on October 28, 2018.
Koh Chau district police chief Khot Sok Kha said that the victim was identified as an 11-year-old boy, by his father, a 34 year old farmer farmer. The family is local to the area.
The case is ongoing, while authorities are investigating. Child Protection Unit members are also believed to be on the way to join the investigation.
James McCabe, from the CPU, told Cambodia News English that this was (quote):
“One of them most violent and horrific scenes involving the death of a child”.
There will be an update on the investigation from CPU on Tuesday morning.