PHNOM PENH (FN), August 6 – Forces of the investigation unit of Cambodia General Department of Immigration made an arrest of another 25 Chinese nationals later on August 5, 2016 at Teuk Thla district, Khan Sen Sok, Phnom Penh, for illegally operating online gambling and without work permits.

Maj. General Ouk Hay Seyla, head of investigation of the General Department said the operation was directly undertaken under direct order from Senior General Sok Phal, Director General of the General Department of Immigration, with coordination of Mr. Sieng Sok, deputy prosecutor at Phnom Penh Municipal Court, and with also participation of Phnom Penh municipal police.

The 25 Chinese nationals, of whom four were female, were arrested for running a gambling on Internet. Twenty for two of them have passports with E-visa valid for one year, but without work permits. They were all sent to the Immigration General Department for questioning according to the legal procedures, Gen. Seyla said.

Gen. Seyha said in the afternoon of August 6, 2016 that after questioning, the arrested Chinese were deported out of Cambodia.