Drug Crackdown 2018 has Begun

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Re: Drug Crackdown 2018 has Begun

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:08 am

More than 16,200 people were arrested in drug cases in Cambodia in 2018
April 12, 2019
A recently released government official document shows that up to 16,200 people were arrested in 2018 for drug offenses, and that nearly 15,900 of those arrested were Cambodian nationals, and the rest are foreigners.

There were around 300 foreigners of many different nationalities arrested for drug trafficking in Cambodia, but most of them were from Asia. There were more than 150 Vietnamese arrested, and also 56 Chinese, 22 Thais, 15 Lao and 10 Koreans, and the other foreigners arrested came from diverse other countries, such as South Africa, Belgium and Nigeria.
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