Drug Suspect Shot After Firing At Cops- Mother Arrested

Kampong Thom: The Anti-Drug Bureau of Kampong Thom Provincial Police cooperated with Santuk District and Baray District Police Inspectorate to crack down on drugs offences on the boundary of Kampong Cham and Kampong Thom provinces (geography of Santuk district and Baray district).

The crackdown took place on March 14, 2021 at 4:30 pm at Veal Kork, Kampob Ambel village, Boeung Lvea commune, Srok district. Santuk, Kampong Thom province.

Police intercepted the suspect while he was exchanging drugs, but the suspect fled on a motorcycle and the police gave chase. The suspect then fired two shots at police as he jumped off the motorcycle. The police returned fire and shot the suspect once in the right thigh and then arrested him.

After arresting the suspect, the police arrested the suspect’s mother (as a co-conspirator).

The arrested suspect was named as Phalla Tong, a 29-year-old man living in Anlong Thmor village, Boeung Lvea commune, Santuk district, Kampong Thom province- who is being treated for his injuries at a Phnom Penh Hospital. The woman was Tith Sao, a 58-year-old female resident of Koki Thom village, Boeung Lvea commune, Santuk district, Kampong Thom province, was kept for questioning.

During the crackdown, the police confiscated 6 packs of white crystalline powder suspected to be drugs, weighing 8.75 grams, and 1 small arms. 41 bullets, 1 motorcycle, 2 mobile phones, 1 scale and some apparatus.

After arresting the suspects, the competent authorities have prepared a case and sent it to the provincial court to proceed with the law.


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