Top cop beats bank employee with phone
30 January 2012, 18:55
from Canadia Bank in the western city of Poipet filed a complaint
against Major General Sok Lihuoth, accusing him of intentional violence,
the Cambodia Daily newspaper reported.
The officer allegedly
became enraged after the bank employee had declined his wife's request
to cash a cheque worth more than $14 000 on Thursday. The cheque had
been made out to him.
Keang Keatly said the officer hit him on the head with a phone and yelled: "Do you know who I am?"
A bank official said there was video of the incident. A provincial military police commander said the major general had fled.
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