Kampong Chhnang: A man who is suspected of kidnapping a teenager last year in Phnom Penh was tracked down to a guest house in Sre Pring Village neighborhood Kampong Chhnang at 5.30 pm on January 19, 2019.
Police said that the suspect, Sreng Borey, a 24-year-old male, was from Moung Russey, Battambang Province and does not have a current address.
On November 20, 2018, the suspect allegedly kidnapped Chhun Sovanrath, a 14-year-old in Chom Chao, when the boy was waiting for a bus after school.
The suspect attempted to extort money from the victim’s parents, asking for $ 2,000 and negotiated down to $ 500. After receiving $ 500, the suspect released the boy.
After the incident an investigation was launched to find the kidnapper.
Police said that the suspect, had been hiding in Phnom Penh for a while and then hid out in Kampong Chhnang Province.
On January 19, 2019, the authorities found that the suspects was in Sre Phry Village, Kampong Chhnang City.
After the arrest, the suspect was handed over to police in Kampong Chhnang. Rasmeinews