Japan police ask Khmer interpreters to assist their investigation

Iwate prefectural police here are urgently seeking Khmer interpreters after arresting six Cambodians believed to be members of a theft ring targeting copper wires from solar power generation facilities.

The investigation has been hampered by a shortage of interpreters, police said.

“Time is limited, and we can’t say we couldn’t conduct the investigation because of a lack of interpreters,” a senior investigator said. “We’re in a tight spot. We’re really struggling.”

In full: https://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/14994218

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