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Appeal Court upholds Conviction of Six over PP Rape and Murder

The Appeal Court on Thursday upheld the lower court’s verdict against six men who raped and killed a woman then threw her body away in Kakab commune in the capital’s Por Sen Chey district in 2015.
Date: 08 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Phnom Penh Post

Appeal Court slashes Japan Sex Traffickers’ Prison Terms

The Appeal Court on Thursday reduced the sentences of a Japanese man and Cambodian woman by two years for trafficking six Cambodian women to Japan in 2016.
Date: 08 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Phnom Penh Post

Man’s Jail Sentence for Rape upheld

The Supreme Court on Wednesday delivered a verdict against a 72-year-old man who was sentenced in September 2014 to seven years behind bars for raping a minor in Kampong Chhnang province the previous year.
Date: 31 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Phnom Penh Post

Appeal Court decreases Brothel Owner Sentence

Follwing a court hearing on January 15, the Appeal Court on Monday lowered the prison sentence of a woman from six years to five for running a brothel from her Phnom Penh massage parlour.
Date: 29 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Phnom Penh Post

Former Chief Bodyguard receives Royal Pardon

The former chief bodyguard of late Senate president Chea Sim has received a royal pardon nearly eight years after he was sentenced to 15 years behind bars on several charges, according to a royal decree dated November 12, last year, and obtained by The Post on Wednesday.
Date: 17 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Phnom Penh Post

Rape victim testifies that Sex with Convicted Man was ‘Consensual’

A man who was sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment for a 2007 rape asked the Appeal Court on Tuesday to release him on bail as he was suffering from mental illness.
Date: 16 January 2019; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Phnom Penh Post

Teenager’s Drug Charge reduced by Appeal Court

The Appeal Court on Thursday suspended three years of a 17-year-old girl’s five-year prison term for trafficking 101.9g of methamphetamine.
Date: 11 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Phnom Penh Post

Court rejects Sokha’s plea to drop Treason Charge Case

A Phnom Penh Municipal Court investigating judge has rejected a request from Kem Sokha’s lawyers that their client’s treason charge be dropped, ruling that further investigation was required.
Date: 07 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Phnom Penh Post

Police handle 8,000 Drug Offences

Authorities detained 16,139 people in 7,979 drug trafficking and abuse cases between January 1 and December 29 this year, a report published by the anti-drug campaign’s Third Committee, chaired by Interior Minister Sar Kheng, said.
Date: 31 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Phnom Penh Post

Man who ‘hit’ Official to serve 21 Days in Prison

A man accused of striking an immigration official with his car in Poipet town has been sentenced to one year in prison, but will only serve 21 days.
Date: 31 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Phnom Penh Post

Court drops CNN Hero’s Illegal Weapons Charges

The Siem Reap provincial court has dropped the “weapon possession” charges against CNN hero Aki Ra, leaving the Cambodian Landmine Museum free to reopen on Thursday, a court official said.
Date: 27 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Phnom Penh Post

NEC fines ex-CNRP Activists

The National Election Committee (NEC) has fined three former opposition party activists in Battambang province for their role in the “clean finger” opposition boycott campaign during the July 29 national elections.
Date: 19 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Phnom Penh Post

Military Officer slammed with 12-Year Sentence

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Tuesday sentenced Bun Teng, a military police officer from Region 5, Battambang province, to 12 years in prison and a one million riel ($250) fine for the non-fatal shooting of two victims on February 26.
Date: 19 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Phnom Penh Post

Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court orders Detention of Five assault Suspects

Banteay Meanchey provincial court ordered the detention of five suspects for assault, following a complaint made by three victims, who worked at a restaurant and night club in Poipet city, said the provincial court on Sunday.
Date: 17 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Phnom Penh Post

Hove doctor, 70, jailed for paying Girls as Young as Nine for Sex in Cambodia

Clive Cressy, 70, from Hove, was found with a sickening suitcase full of Barbie dolls, tiny dresses and girls’ shoes, mixed in with his collection of condoms and lubricant.
Date: 15 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Cambodia Daily

Cambodian Union Leader Indicted for helping produce Sex Trafficking Documentary

Cambodian authorities indicted the president of a construction workers union Thursday for his role in producing a documentary about sex trafficking.
Date: 14 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Cambodia Daily

Cambodia Union Leaders convicted over Protests, Jail Terms suspended

A Cambodian court found six union leaders guilty on Tuesday of instigating violent protests against the government in 2013 and 2014, but suspended their jail terms.
Date: 12 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Cambodia Daily

Cambodia frees 32 Surrogate Mothers charged with Human Trafficking

Cambodia has released 32 women who were detained while pregnant on charges of human trafficking for acting as surrogate mothers for Chinese couples, a government official said on Thursday.
Date: 07 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Cambodia Daily

Supreme Court upholds Lower Court’s Verdict

A man who was sentenced to life imprisonment on a murder charge found his appeal rejected by the Supreme Court on Monday.
Date: 04 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Phnom Penh Post

Court upholds Guilty Verdict against Turkish

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a guilty verdict against a Turkish national who was sentenced by the lower court to nine years in prison on a child prostitution charge.
Date: 29 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Phnom Penh Post

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