Kampong Chhnang: Kompong Chhnang Provincial Police Commissioner Khoe Lee yesterday denied the content of a Phnom Penh Times article entitled "Leaked Lists of Competence." All levels of Kompong Chhnang take money from the owner of the ring ”, released on January 26, 2020.
According to the article, Kompong Chhnang authorities, including police, gendarmerie and military officials from local to provincial level, are paid. Each month sponsors $ 100 to $ 3,000 in exchange for cracking a large cockpit Next to the border Khum Odong and Samaki Meanchey district, Kompong Chhnang.
The newspaper wrote, based on sources familiar with the chicken betting games in the site, that "apart from the chicken betting game" Also play balloons with winners and losers every day for hundreds of thousands of dollars, and some days there will be fights and fights Due to the loss on these bets Too.
However, this sensitive article was viewed by Kompong Chhnang provincial police chief Khieu Lee as "an insult to honor and The Dignity of the Three Armed Forces in Kampong Chhnang Well.
Lee told the Post on Monday that he had never received any subsidy from the owner of the cockpit and had never opened his hand. Let his police officers receive no compensation for the crime, as reported by the Phnom Penh Post.
He says he has always urged his subordinates to work hard to enforce the law Also protect social security and warnings that in the event of an offense and cause serious harm to victims or Lack of local authority must be obtained Responsible before the law, if there is any complaint regarding the inaction of local law enforcement.
“I dare say that throughout the province of Kompong Chhnang, there are no poker courts and I never Get money from such illegal gambling. For the content of that article, I feel that it is a defamatory article that undermines our dignity and our dignity as a force. ”
"However, I would like to see the managing editor of the Press Office publish an editorial We will make clear in writing to our organization or we will take action according to the law. The press regime.
Eng Kim Leang, an article owner and senior staff member of the Phnom Penh Post, told the Post that his organization had done An apology for the shortcomings of the above articles to all relevant entities and the full disclosure of their statements Successor spokesman Police in Kampong Chhnang too.
“The reports, news and pictures that we posted were obtained from the people and people who went to There is a lot of local gambling but we cannot tell the identity of those sources. ”
The location of the ring was once suppressed by authorities in the past few months, but for some time, Kim Leang said. Later, the site was reopened secretly so the people who lost the bet there were there to help spread the word to the authorities. Know and crack down