The anti-drug bureau of the Phnom Penh municipal police on August 8 sent a 21-year-old Chinese suspect to the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on charges of trafficking 16kg drugs.

Phnom Penh municipal police spokesman San Sok Seyha told The Post on August 8 that municipal police forces had cooperated with the anti-drug bureau and a joint district police forces – Chamkarmon, Meanchey and Boueng Keng Kang – to bust the offender and seize the 16kg of illegal drugs.

“Anti-drug bureau officials are building a case file to be sent to the court, and after that it is in the hands of the prosecutor,” he said.

He said the police arrested the Chinese man and then searched a condominium in Boeng Tompun II of Meanchey district and over 10 different kinds of illegal drugs were seized with a total weight of 10 kg and some other suspicious but yet-to-be identified substances were seized weighing about 6kg.