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Six confess to killing man over land dispute

Six confess to killing man over land dispute

Six suspects who were arrested by the Kampot Provincial Police over Friday and Saturday have confessed to killing a man on Thursday morning in Chhouk district’s Trapaing Phlaing commune.

The murder took place while the victim was en route to his farm which is located on a disputed plot between his and the suspects’, police said, quoting the suspects’ account.

Provincial police chief Mao Chanmathurith identified the victim as Uon Vanna, 48. Commune police chief Hem Khny said the villagers found Vanna’s body and reported their finding on the same day as the killing.


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