Police in the Cambodian province of Tbong Khmum have arrested two men for allegedly damaging a pillar that marks the border between the country and Vietnam, Vietnam Plus reported on Wednesday.
On August 31 the border police caught three men destroying the boundary marker No. 110.1, which is located in Da Commune, Memot District, the news website said.
The police detained two of them as the other fled, it said, without mentioning their names.
However, the families of these two suspects said they did not mean to damage the pillar and they unintentionally hit it because they were drunk.
Earlier, on July 24 night, another border pillar also in Da Commune was damaged.
However, the culprit has yet to be identified.