Siem Reap Police Suspended After Gun Incident

Two senior naval police officers in Siem Reap have been suspended and will face disciplinary inquiries related to the firing of more than 10 rounds of ammunition after a drunken argument between officers.

Senior officials of the Siem Reap Provincial Police Office said yesterday that the wrongdoer will be disciplined at the office of the police chief of Siem Reap. 

The incident occurred on November 17, 2019 at 18:45 pm on the edge of the Tonle Sap in Village 5, Sangkat Chong Kneas, Siem Reap.

49-year-old Lieutenant Chea Bun Bunvy was drunk, took an AK47 rifle fired over 10 rounds. .

A source revealed that the gun belonged to Colonel Hang Houn, chief of the Siem Reap Provincial Police Department’s naval traffic department.

Regarding the case, Colonel Hang Houn said by telephone on the afternoon of the 20th said he regretted the incident. He said the gun belonged to the unit and he had locked it away. KAMPUCHEATHMEY

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