Preah Sihanoukville authorities used heavy equipment to demolish a house in Village 5, Sangkat 4 of the province for encroachment into sidewalks and for breaking other building regulations.
The authorities demolished the house on Monday morning and claimed that the house was illegally constructed on state land.
According to Sihanoukville officials, the demolition is in accordance with a joint action plan of the Preah Sihanouk Provincial Unity Commission in Sihanoukville.
The ongoing demolition of buildings which are in violation of the sidewalks and coastal areas, affect approximately 29 families in the village who had been given until January 23 to dismantle and move.
It was not established why this particular house was destroyed before the deadline.