Two traffic officers fired for corruption,and getting filmed by foreigners

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Two traffic officers fired for corruption,and getting filmed by foreigners

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Thu May 03, 2018 2:49 pm

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Phnom Penh: According to a report by the National Police Commission on Thursday, two traffic police have been either suspended or fired, (it is unclear if the sanction is temporary or permanent), by the Phnom Penh Municipal Road Traffic Police Office. The two policemen were filmed by some foreign vloggers who were asked for $20 for going through a red light.
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The incident has been shown on social media networks and there has been much criticism of police corruption. That is presumably why the officials on high have decided to make a public example of these two.
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Re: Two traffic officers fired for corruption,and getting filmed by foreigners

Post by Brody » Thu May 03, 2018 3:24 pm

Nice! I was hoping it was going to be those two fuckers at the corner of Norodom and MTT as you turn right heading to Aeon. Time to strap a GoPro to my noggin.
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Re: Two traffic officers fired for corruption,and getting filmed by foreigners

Post by StroppyChops » Thu May 03, 2018 5:30 pm

So to spell it out for noobs, they are not in trouble for extorting money from foreigners, they are in trouble for having their actions caught on camera. It actually pays, if you're traveling in pairs, for the second person to whip out the smartphone and at least look like you're filming, but use discretion on this one - could prove dangerous.
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Re: Two traffic officers fired for corruption,and getting filmed by foreigners

Post by bolueeleh » Thu May 03, 2018 8:12 pm

god damn it, why do this fucker hv to go and do this? i wld rather pay a quick bribe and move on, instead of hving go down, queue, wait for them to ask some stupid question, fill up the damn ticket, pay and leave, which takes abt 10mins, this fucker must be a tourist, why does he hv to go and make things difficult for us that r living here?
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Re: Two traffic officers fired for corruption,and getting filmed by foreigners

Post by username » Thu May 03, 2018 11:35 pm

So where's the video?
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Re: Two traffic officers fired for corruption,and getting filmed by foreigners

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Thu May 03, 2018 11:48 pm

username wrote:
Thu May 03, 2018 11:35 pm
So where's the video?
All sources say it is now unavailable. If you can find it, please post.
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Re: Two traffic officers fired for corruption,and getting filmed by foreigners

Post by John Bingham » Fri May 04, 2018 12:00 am

StroppyChops wrote:
Thu May 03, 2018 5:30 pm
So to spell it out for noobs, they are not in trouble for extorting money from foreigners, they are in trouble for having their actions caught on camera.
If you watch the video, which is really long so the cop part is just one small scene, they were asking for $20...$10.... and then they noticed the camera and it was just get the fuck out of here, I didn't see nothing on the cop's part.
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Post by General Mackevili » Fri May 04, 2018 12:53 am

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Post by dron » Fri May 04, 2018 1:16 am

Cool thing is that even if you get busted down in rank or fired you can always buy a new name and job tomorrow with the money you saved up from uh ... tips.. lol
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Re: Two traffic officers fired for corruption,and getting filmed by foreigners

Post by tonetone420 » Fri May 04, 2018 2:20 am

Good fuck them, fucking extortionsists. This is why you keep your speed up in the left lane so they don't stand in front of you.
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