Battambang: Three men and women were arrested by Thmor Koul district police in connection with the use of weapons and illegal drug trafficking and sent to Battambang Provincial Police yesterday and will be sent to court today after they posted pictures of several modern sniper rifles. Facebook social network.

Heang Buntha, deputy police chief of Thmor Koul district, said yesterday that the suspects were Hoeun Pel, 38, Yon Vichay, 15, and Koeun Ket, a woman. 25 years. The three residents of Chke Koun village, Kork Khmum commune, Thmor Koul district were arrested on the afternoon of December 29 after they posted pictures of guns. Shoot a lot of modern PCP Airgun on their Facebook in order to find customers to buy and sell those guns illegally.

He said: "A PCP Airgun and 400 rounds of ammunition, as well as 30 small packages of Ice Methamphetamine and equipment. "Some other drug users were confiscated as evidence."

According to Mr. Bun Tha, during the preliminary interrogation, the three suspects confessed that they were sophisticated shotguns. Ordered online for $ 850 per item and it was shipped by bus.

As for the drugs, they bought them from a group of cart-pulling workers at the Cambodian-Thai border during their hunting trip In the forest next to the border stream. On the afternoon of December 30, the three suspects and exhibits were sent to the Battambang Provincial Police for further action.

As the cases of the three suspects were involved in drug use and trafficking cases, Battambang Provincial Police Commissioner Sean Kimsan assigned him Koy Heang, Deputy Commissioner in Charge of Drug Offenses, Assigns Additional Officials to Investigate Their Questions to Search for Those Involved in Drug Trafficking Cross-border addiction.

However, in front of the police officer, the suspect, Hoeun Pel, confessed that he bought the drugs for personal use only. For trading. According to Mr. Koy Heang.

"After hearing their confessions, the police officers decided to build a case against them for two crimes: "Illegal use and storage of weapons and illegal drug use and trafficking."

According to Heang, they will be sent to court today.