A Ministry of Public Works officer and a private bank employee have been arrested by the Phnom Penh Municipal Police Department on a charge of joint theft over $ 500,000.
Police have sent the two suspects to the Phnom Penh Municipal Court this afternoon to take legal action.
A report from the cops shows that the suspect, Chan Simmha, a 39-year-old male, served as deputy director of the Ministry of Public Works, located at # D84Eo Road 10, Chaom Chao 2, Por Sen Chey district, and Tieng Vannath Neary, female. 32-year-old Private Banker, Tax Collector, Address # D84 Eo, Street 10, Sangkat Chom Chao 2, Pur Sen Success.
The suspect was arrested on February 24, 2020 for violating a private bank's trust and $ 530,000 in corporate tax on Jan. 16, 2020.