Security guards and workers fight on Sihanoukville construction site.

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Security guards and workers fight on Sihanoukville construction site.

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Thu Aug 18, 2016 8:15 pm

Military cop ‘beat’ man with AK-47
Thu, 18 August 2016
Mech Dara

A worker who was allegedly badly beaten by a moonlighting member of the military police in Sihanoukville declined to press charges on Monday out of fear he would be the one jailed, police said yesterday.

Rather than file a complaint, the victim instead went to rights group Licadho due to a lack of confidence in local authorities, Commune 3 police chief Seav Sovantha said.

According to alleged victim Chhoeun Sarin, 31, the incident took place when a worker at a Borey Koch Asia construction site accidentally kicked a security guard.

A fight broke out between workers and security guards, during which a guard – who was also a member of the military police – took out his AK-47 and began beating Sarin...http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/m ... -man-ak-47
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