(Phnom Penh): Today, the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) issued a press release on the Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court’s clerk who was suspected of corruption and arrested on March 26.
Clerk of the Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court Hang Samoeun, who was suspected of corruption, was arrested by ACU on Sunday, according to ACU’s press release issued on March 28, 2017.
The press release of ACU says that Hang Samoeun’s act seriously affects the reputation of other judiciary officials and this activity involved with misappropriation of public fund since he is an public officer but he took money from people.
Roeun Lina, spokesman of the Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court, said that Hang Samoeun really worked for the Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court but he did not know whether or not Hang Samoeun was detained since he is busy in his meeting at the Ministry of Interior.
Sok Keobandith, deputy prosecutor and spokesman of the Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court, said, “Please ask ACU, they have clearer information. I am busy in a meeting at the Interior Ministry.”