A former opposition commune councilor in Pursat province was arrested on Tuesday over an old warrant related to the clearing of forests, police said.
Luong Bunlay, Veal Veng district’s deputy police chief, said the warrant against Chum Sarath was old, but officers had been unable to enforce it at the time.
“He had escaped,” Bunlay said. “When he returned, we implemented the warrant.”
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