Photograph: Pha Lina / Phnom Penh Post Meanchey district police yesterday questioned 27 people, including 13 journalists, after their arrest yesterday. 24 May involving chickens and gambling in Damnak 3 Village, Stung Meanchey III, Meanchey district, Phnom Penh.

Meanchey district police chief Meng Virak said yesterday that in case of illegal journalists and gamblers, his authority is continuing to question. At the Meanchey District Police Inspectorate before forwarding to court.

“I have not sent them to court,” he said shortly before the phone call.

Meng Virak Dara did not say the reason for the arrest. But a police officer in Stung Meanchey commune, 3, who declined to be named, said the crackdown on the hijackers and the balloon were After the citizens give the information to the authorities.

Of the arrested, 13 were journalists, he said, while 17 were bookmakers.

In addition to his arrest, authorities seized some evidence, including five chickens (two dead), scales for weighing him, he added. One chicken, 20 old cell phones and three motorbikes.

Ministry of Information spokesman Phay Sovann said that journalists' errors were sometimes called by the Ministry of Information, or if they were charged by the authorities. His job is the same.