A 24-year-old man died in police custody in Phnom Penh on Tuesday morning after he supposedly freed himself from handcuffs, opened a locked drawer containing a pistol and shot himself in the head, police claimed. Khem Ra was arrested at about 11 p.m. Monday night after police found him sneaking around on the roof of a house in Meanchey districtís Prek Pra commune, said deputy commune police chief Chun Sotivea. Mr. Sotivea claimed that as he was questioning Khem Ra and his older brother at the commune police station the next morning, he briefly stepped out to buy
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