Drug arrests in Cambodia up 20 pct in H1: report

Cambodia had arrested 10,512 drug-related suspects in the first half of 2020, up 20 percent from 8,750 over the same period last year, said an Interior Ministry’s anti-drug department report on Wednesday.

Some 138 of the suspects are foreigners with seven nationalities, the report said.

It added that the authorities had cracked down on a total of 5,340 cases involving illicit drugs during the January-June period this year, up 29.7 percent from 4,117 cases over the same period last year.

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