Four Cambodians, two Chinese, and one Mongolian were arrested on Saturday after an alleged kidnapping and attempted extortion of $10,000.
“They were sent from the police to the court yesterday.. I do not know when it will end,” police Chief Major General Chuon Narin said. “We have not been able to get the results yet. We want to close the case quickly and efficiently. They have a lawyer and we have to follow the procedure,” he added.
Vichet identified the suspects as, Cheng Peng Yun, 31, Chen Fu Li, 32, Hai QuanShan, 50, Nget Peut, 35, Khieu Sovanna, 32, Srey Huot, Male, 34, Nget Heng, Male, 35, all living in Preah Sihanouk province.
Preah Sihanouk provincial police Chief Major General Chuon Narin said police had received a complaint from a Chinese man, named Gao Ming Shuai, that his friend Wen Qi Liang had been kidnapped.
“After receiving the complaint, the police managed to determine the location of the suspect’s detention,” he said.
“The penal police then reported to the the Provincial Prosecutor’s Office, and the prosecutor agreed to allow the police to raid the scene,” he added.
Authorities arrested seven suspects and confiscated a car, two motorcycles and other related documents from them.
They also rescued three Chinese victims during the raid, he added..
The police cooperated with the city police and commune police to rescue three Chinese men and arrest seven suspects, bringing them to the provincial police headquarters.
The three victims include He Wei, 31, He A Kun, 29, and Gao Ming Shuai, 29.