Phnom Penh (FN), July 13 – The Ministry of Interior (MoI)'s Central Department of Security has created a hotline for citizens to use should someone they know be kidnapped.

Thursday's announcement comes in response to the increasing number of children being kidnapped from school or in other public areas.

The MoI urged parents and guardians’s to help authorities by calling to 031 201 2345, 031 601 2345.