Beware of the Fake Bouncing Traffic Cop

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Beware of the Fake Bouncing Traffic Cop

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:19 pm

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Phnom Penh: Recently, the Facebook account of Brigadier General Chamroeun Kosal posted a video showing a traffic policeman bouncing around on the street and stopping an uncle on a motorcycle. But why did he stop this man ? He was wearing a helmet and his motorcycle had the correct license plate, but maybe he forgot to turn off the motorcycle lights during the day? And then the video shows that the man quickly pulled some money out of his pocket and handed it to the 'officer'.
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The account says "People, be aware! This is not a traffic cop, although his uniform is similar, he is merely a contracted officer of the City Hall. Note that there was no grade on his shoulder and no sign of police on his uniform. But if he is not a traffic police officer then how is it that he comes out to stop people breaking traffic rules, and sometimes he takes money from the them. It was a serious mistake for this person to abuse his position and duty.

Therefore, let the people be aware and share this knowledge with others."
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Re: Beware of the Fake Bouncing Traffic Cop

Post by John Bingham » Mon Mar 02, 2020 8:06 pm

I'm utterly shocked.
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Re: Beware of the Fake Bouncing Traffic Cop

Post by Anchor Moy » Mon Mar 02, 2020 8:13 pm

John Bingham wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 8:06 pm
I'm utterly shocked.
Still, it's thoughtful of the real traffic cops to tell us not to give our money to the fake traffic cops. :mrgreen:
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Re: Beware of the Fake Bouncing Traffic Cop

Post by SternAAlbifrons » Tue Mar 03, 2020 2:14 am

It is every citizen's duty to know and
obey the laws of this kingdom.

Even if you do not know the intricacies of the different uniforms, you can still be gaoled for bribing the wrong bloke.
The whole cambodian economic system depends on you paying exactly the right person the exactly right amount for not doing his sworn duty.

Wadda you want - anarchy?
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Re: Beware of the Fake Bouncing Traffic Cop

Post by pczz » Tue Mar 03, 2020 5:40 am

SternAAlbifrons wrote:
Tue Mar 03, 2020 2:14 am
It is every citizen's duty to know and
obey the laws of this kingdom.

Even if you do not know the intricacies of the different uniforms, you can still be gaoled for bribing the wrong bloke.
The whole cambodian economic system depends on you paying exactly the right person the exactly right amount for not doing his sworn duty.

Wadda you want - anarchy?
espeially when he is not arresting you for smoking pot, he is not arresting you for prostiution and he is not arresting you for driving drunk.
Amazing how readily barang criticise police corruption while availing themselves of it at every opportunity. People in glass houses should not throw stones
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Re: Beware of the Fake Bouncing Traffic Cop

Post by SternAAlbifrons » Tue Mar 03, 2020 11:29 am

I agree.
But those of us who have never paid a bribe, ever, do have a right to critize the most crippling aspect of Cambodian society.
Crippling for the country as whole, but especially for the poor and powerless.
No?
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Re: Beware of the Fake Bouncing Traffic Cop

Post by Jerry Atrick » Wed Mar 04, 2020 2:41 pm

SternAAlbifrons wrote:
Tue Mar 03, 2020 11:29 am
I agree.
But those of us who have never paid a bribe, ever, do have a right to critize the most crippling aspect of Cambodian society.
Crippling for the country as whole, but especially for the poor and powerless.
No?
Never paid a blue shirt a dollar?

Nor a brown shirt a fiver?

Or a green shirt a $50?

In all your time here?

That's something.
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Re: Beware of the Fake Bouncing Traffic Cop

Post by Barangjoymrai » Wed Mar 04, 2020 5:26 pm

Gotta be the only country on earth where you can get busted for riding a moto with the lights on during the day, but fuck all if you run around pitch black at night... 🙄🙄
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Re: Beware of the Fake Bouncing Traffic Cop

Post by techietraveller84 » Wed Mar 04, 2020 5:35 pm

What is the preferred currency in these transactions?
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Re: Beware of the Fake Bouncing Traffic Cop

Post by khmerhamster » Wed Mar 04, 2020 9:01 pm

techietraveller84 wrote:What is the preferred currency in these transactions?
Normally bitcoin
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