Brand new oknha charged with death threats

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Brand new oknha charged with death threats

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Fri May 18, 2018 4:26 pm

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May 18, 2018
Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday charged a Royal Cambodia Armed Forces senior officer for discharging his firearm during a domestic dispute last month at his home.
Sieng Sok, deputy prosecutor, said that the accused, Hou Chamroeun, was charged with threatening to kill his wife and mother-in-law.

The incident took place on April 21 at a villa owned by the accused in Dangkao district’s Prey Sar commune.

“I sent him to the investigating judge and he was charged for violating article 233 of the criminal code,” Mr Sok said, declining to give more detail.

Mr Chamroeun, who was granted the Oknha title a week before the shooting, faces up to two years in prison and a fine of up to about $1,000 if convicted.

The accused was arrested by the Interior Ministry’s penal department about one month after the incident took place.

The accused is a high-profile public figure given his Oknha title. Mr Chamroeun and his wife, Kea Sokeang, were given the titles last month.
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50491043/t ... h-threats/
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Re: Brand new oknha charged with death threats

Post by willyhilly » Fri May 18, 2018 4:50 pm

Good bloke. How much does it cost to buy the Oknea title nowadays?
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Re: Brand new oknha charged with death threats

Post by StroppyChops » Fri May 18, 2018 5:06 pm

willyhilly wrote:
Fri May 18, 2018 4:50 pm
Good bloke. How much does it cost to buy the Oknea title nowadays?
My previous landlord says he paid $100,000 USD in previous years, was moaning that the price had risen to $500,000 USD per annum as of last year.
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Re: Brand new oknha charged with death threats

Post by Brody » Fri May 18, 2018 5:33 pm

StroppyChops wrote:
Fri May 18, 2018 5:06 pm
$500,000 USD per annum
Jeez, I thought the payout was a one-off.

They have to make yearly contributions to keep the title?

I'd be expecting some serious perks to be coming my way for that kind of scratch. And he can't even get away with blasting a few harmless holes in the ceiling to keep the MIL in line? Hardly seems worth it. :whip:
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Re: Brand new oknha charged with death threats

Post by that genius » Fri May 18, 2018 5:43 pm

They often get called on to ' contribute' to new projects.
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Re: Brand new oknha charged with death threats

Post by StroppyChops » Fri May 18, 2018 5:52 pm

Brody wrote:
Fri May 18, 2018 5:33 pm
StroppyChops wrote:
Fri May 18, 2018 5:06 pm
$500,000 USD per annum
Jeez, I thought the payout was a one-off.

They have to make yearly contributions to keep the title?

I'd be expecting some serious perks to be coming my way for that kind of scratch. And he can't even get away with blasting a few harmless holes in the ceiling to keep the MIL in line? Hardly seems worth it. :whip:
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Nope, it's an annual thing for most of them, and the price bump certainly hurt.
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Re: Brand new oknha charged with death threats

Post by kiwiincambodia » Fri May 18, 2018 6:07 pm

that genius wrote:They often get called on to ' contribute' to new projects.
^ this.

Especially so in election years....

I heard the last election they were playing both sides just Incase the other team won. Cost a lot of them a lot of money.
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Re: Brand new oknha charged with death threats

Post by cptrelentless » Fri May 18, 2018 6:14 pm

Hearing this makes me feel a lot better about the situation. At least HE's knights are called on to show fealty. I imagine he doesn't put his hand in his pocket.
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Re: Brand new oknha charged with death threats

Post by bolueeleh » Fri May 18, 2018 9:42 pm

500,000$ is the new 1 off fee for okhnaship, but everytime u see HE in some speech in some rural village promise to build a hospital or what not, the look on those okhnas sitting in the crowd is priceless
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Re: Brand new oknha charged with death threats

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sat May 19, 2018 1:09 am

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Phnom Penh: In the afternoon of May 17, 2018, Kuy Sov, the Phnom Penh Municipal Court Investigating Judge, issued a warrant for the arrest of Oknha Hou Chamroeun according to Article 233 of the Penal Code. He is presently held in Prey Sar prison, and may be sentenced from 6 months to 2 years jail and fined from 1 million to 4 million Riels for threatening to kill his wife and mother-in-law, at their home in Phnom Penh on April 21, 2018.
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