Nine online journalists arrested over attempted extortion of someone transporting a wood house

Arrested journalists are sent to Stung Treng provincial military police headquarter for questioning over accusations of extortion on September 7. Photo supplied

Nine online news journalists, including a deputy-editor-in-chief, were arrested Tuesday over accusations that they attempted to extort money from someone transporting a wood house in Stung Treng province. The journalists are now being questioned at the provincial Military Police headquarters.