In a July 2012 letter to Prime Minister Hun Sen, then-Banteay Meanchey Governor Oung Oeun wrote that a trio of provincial officials, including Judge Mealaktei, then the provincial court director and the investigating judge in the case, had colluded to “illegally” confiscate hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of machinery belonging to a British businessman’s company, International Green Energy.
The National Assembly unanimously passed a bill Wednesday turning the country’s National Election Committee into a constitutional body, with CPP lawmakers making good on one of the key promises the ruling party made to the opposition CNRP in a July deal that broke the country’s 10-month political stalemate.
Phnom Penh traffic police on Wednesday identified the owner of a Range Rover whose driver hit and killed an Irish national on Monivong Boulevard on Sunday.
Villagers from Kompong Speu province protested for a second day in front of the Phnom Penh headquarters of ANZ Royal Bank on Wednesday, smearing the building’s exterior with red-painted handprints after the lender once again refused to help them resolve their land dispute with a sugar plantation it helped finance.
As his hearing at the Supreme Court continued Wednesday, disgraced former Phnom Penh police chief Heng Pov gave testimony related to his 2009 conviction for conspiring to murder national military police commander General Sao Sokha in 2003.
The Anti-Corruption Unit on Tuesday detained the police chief of Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district, as well as two subordinates, for questioning over a case that remained shrouded in secrecy.
Police are searching for a 30-year-old inmate who broke out of the Kompong Chhnang Provincial Prison in the early hours of Tuesday morning, officials said Wednesday.
Days after the National Assembly’s bipartisan Human Rights Commission visited the site of a land dispute between families in Kompong Chhnang province and a private development firm, the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Wednesday questioned two villagers over complaints they filed against the company.
About 500 striking workers from the Y&W garment factory in Phnom Penh’s Dangkao district on Wednesday destroyed potted flowers and burned tires after Chinese managers placed mannequins dressed in military uniforms outside the facility to mark China’s National Day.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court questioned the head of the opposition CNRP’s local youth group Tuesday on charges of participating in an insurrection, the first of three days of scheduled testimony from three youth activists who were imprisoned for three weeks in August.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Tuesday sentenced a security guard from the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital to two years imprisonment for intentional violence, but suspended the majority of the prison term.
Police in Kompong Cham province are questioning a 34-year-old man over claims that he raped a 9-year-old girl procured by her mother, officials said Tuesday.
The 28-year-old driver of a Toyota Camry who rear-ended a young woman on her motorbike in Phnom Penh on Monday and then attempted to flee the scene was released by traffic police Tuesday and will not be charged.