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Arrest Warrant For Former Police Commissioner Heng Pov

Major General, Ministry of Interior's under Secretary of State, and former Phnom Penh police commissioner Heng Pov, was issued an arrest warrant by the Phnom Penh court, suspected on murder charges, and detention in exchange for money, allege court police officials.

The arrest warrant was issued after 6 police officers under this well known police commissioner's command, were convicted for 12 years imprisonment each for murdering a woman in 2004.

Mr. Heng Pov reportedly fled abroad.

Mr. Heng Pov was Prime Minister Hun Sen's adviser.

Mr. Hun Sen appeals to King Sihamoni to remove Mr. Heng Pov's positions as his adviser and the Ministry of Interior's under Secretary of State.

King Sihamoni has already signed the agreement on July 27 this year.

Police and Phnom Penh court officials, say on condition of anonymity that the authorities are reported searching Mr. Heng Pov's two houses Monday, with no details given, but that they have freezed one million U.S. dollars in his name at one bank in Phnom Penh.