Provincial Traffic Police Chief Suspended After Alleged Drunk Driving

The traffic police chief in Kampong Thom province has been suspended after allegedly driving drunk and crashing his vehicle into roadway barricades last week, police officials said.

Rom Sovichea, the traffic police chief, was temporarily suspended from his position and will be required to report to provincial police headquarters every work day until a final decision about his employment is made, according to a notice from National Police Chief Neth Savoeun dated Saturday.

Sovichea, who appeared to be intoxicated, drove his personal car into the barricades surrounding a statue of a layman on Friday at about 9 p.m., National Police spokesman Chhay Kim Khoeun told VOD on Sunday.

In full: https://vodenglish.news/provincial-traffic-police-chief-suspended-after-alleged-drunk-driving/

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