Police Arrest Politician Over Support for Border Comments

Police on Friday arrested a minor party president over “exaggerations” related to a detained unionist’s comments on border demarcations, at least the 12th arrest made over the past two weeks in relation to the controversy.

Suong Sophorn, president of the minor Khmer Win Party, was arrested in Tuol Kork district around 1 p.m. and was being held at the Phnom Penh Municipal Police headquarters, according to Phnom Penh police spokesperson San Sok Seyha.

Sok Seyha said the arrest was for the “red-handed” crime of Sophorn making exaggerations about the border issue, but did not elaborate.

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