Phnom Penh: The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries announced on April 6, 2019 that the Lexus RX-350 with state-registered number 17-2-0845 that crashed in Phnom Penh earlier had a fake number plate.
According to the ministry the plate belongs to a 2015 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, and the Lexus was a privately owned car.
The ministry also recently reported that other cars were using the ministry’s “17” state plates, including anAlphad, 17-2-0917 and sand an Audi 17-2-0919, and asked the authorities to take action against this fraud.
Two men driving a Lexus RX-350 White Label on State No. 17-2-0845 hit the road on Mao Tse Tung Boulevard, corner of 155 Street, near Toul Tompong pagoda.
After the incident, the driver and the passengers were not injured, left the car at the scene and ran to a quiet place, found a young man riding a motorcycle, pulled a gun a disappeared.