Court Sentences Pheng Vannak 1 Year in Prison, Fines 6M Riel, Pays FN 200 Riel in Compensation

(Phnom Penh): The Phnom Penh Municipal Court announced its decision on Pheng Vannak’s case in the morning of June 17, 2019.


The court sentenced Pheng Vannak to one year in prison, fined 6 million riel and ordered to pay Fresh News 200 riel in compensation.


Pheng Vannak was arrested in the morning of April 02 after Ky Tech, lawyer for the Council of Ministers and Prime Minister Hun Sen, and Ly Raththy, lawyer of Fresh News, filed complaints to court against him for defamation and public incitement.

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