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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Cambodia's court sentences ex-police chief 4 years in jail for corruption

BANTEAY MEANCHEY, Cambodia, Nov. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court on Tuesday convicted the provincial former police chief Hun Hean of taking briberies and sentenced him to 4 years in jail and fined 280,000 U.S. dollars, according to a verdict announced by the presiding judge Im Vannak.

The court also sentenced his accomplices -- the provincial former deputy police chief Chheang Sun to 4 years in jail and fined 10,600 U.S. dollars, and other 2 affiliated former police Hem Sophal, deputy chief of minor crime police office, and Khieu Sara, chief of anti-drug office, were jailed 3 years each and fined 3,200 U.S. dollars and 400 U.S. dollars respectively.

All of them were found guilty of taking briberies in exchange of drug trafficking suspect releases.

Hun Hean and his deputy Chheang Sun were arrested on Jan. 7 and Jan. 10 respectively.


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