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Re: Update on the Hun Manet Case

Postby CEOCambodiaNews » Tue Apr 18, 2017 9:34 am

Manet’s case dismissed by US court
Monday, 17 April 2017
The case bought in a United States’ court against Hun Manet, the Prime Minister’s eldest son, has been tossed out due to a lack of evidence.

The complaint was filed to the court by Cambodia National Rescue Party official Meach Sovannara, who was sentenced to 20 years in prison in Cambodia after being found guilty of insurrection after a protest at Freedom Park in Phnom Penh in 2014 descended into a brawl between opposition supporters and government-sponsored security guards.

Mr. Sovannara, a Cambodian who is also a US citizen, filed the complaint in the US District Court of California in Los Angeles, alleging “torture through arbitrary detention, extra-legal and long-term detention.”

At an evidentiary hearing in the Federal Court in Los Angeles, California, last Thursday some final witnesses were called, but they were unable to provide the court any evidence that showed Mr. Manet or those working for him had anything to do with the charges...

http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/37524/ ... -us-court/
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