Two jailed over torture death

Two Banteay Meanchey Military Police officials on Sunday were charged and sent to jail for the torture and murder of Tuy Sros last month. Sar Bunsoeung, Banteay Meanchey deputy Military Police chief, and Chay Rathna, an assistant to the Anti-Drug Bureau of the provincial Military Police, ...

Voun Dara

Rights monitor questioned for conducting ‘unlawful’ protest

A senior human rights monitor in Banteay Meanchey province was questioned on Wednesday by the provincial court over a street protest that took place on Monday, but his organization, Adhoc, is claiming that the court breached judicial procedure in getting him there. ...

Kuch Naren

No options for families in Poipet facing eviction

Forty-three families from Poipet town and the nearby village of Kbal Spean 1 say they will ignore the September 28 deadline of an eviction notice from the Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court. ...

Pech Sotheary

Official charged after man electrocuted by fence

A district official in Banteay Meanchey province was charged with manslaughter Sunday after his neighbor died when he touched an electric fence surrounding the official’s property, police said. ...

Ouch Sony

Official, brother caught dealing toxic fertilizer

Authorities in Banteay Meanchey province seized more than $10,000 worth of illegal fertilizer from a government official and his brother on Tuesday, while the accused claimed they were targeted because the official who led the sting had family ties to the fertilizer trade. ...

Aun Pheap

Land disputant freed on bail in B Meanchey

A community representative was released on bail by Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court on Tuesday, after he was arrested and charged with disturbing private property. ...

Chhay Channyda

Acid attack wife charged, imprisoned

A 26-year-old woman who allegedly disfigured her husband’s face and body in an acid attack Tuesday has been charged and sent to pre-trial detention in Banteay Meanchey province, police said Thursday. Tor Rachany is accused of pouring half a liter of strong acid over her husband, ...

Sek Odom

B Meanchey Court chief moved to Phnom Penh

Ang Mealatey, the former president of Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court, was appointed president of the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Monday, ending the eight-year tenure of Chiv Keng. Justice Minister Ang Vong Vathana and Supreme Court President Dith Munty presided over the ceremony of around 100 ...

Eang Mengleng and Matt Blomberg

Former clerk from Banteay Meanchey jailed

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court sentenced a former Banteay Meanchey provincial court clerk to two years in jail after finding him guilty on corruption and bribery charges brought by the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU). ...

Eang Mengleng

Shake-up may move judicial figures to new positions

Twenty judges and prosecutors may soon find themselves pulling up stakes and tackling new jurisdictions, according to a draft list detailing a wide-ranging judicial reshuffling obtained by thePost yesterday. In the proposed shake-up, Phnom Penh Municipal Court president Chiv Keng will be moved into a position as ...

Meas Sokchea

Three on trial over ‘bribery’

Three people, including a former court clerk, stood trial yesterday, accused of unlawfully using court positions to conduct threats and bribery in Banteay Manchey province last year. Phnom Penh Municipal Court investigating judge Sous Sam Ath said former clerk at Banteay Meanchey provincial court Suong Sok ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea

Another Court Clerk Arrested for Corruption

A clerk at the Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of corruption and bribe-taking, police and Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) officials said, but rights groups said clerks alone are not in a position to determine the course of court cases and that more ...

Aun Pheap

Striking Casino Workers Court Ordered Back to Work

The Banteay Meanchey provincial court has ordered casino workers in a border town to resume work, following a five day strike over poor working conditions. The provincial court judge, Pich Vicheathor, told workers they must resume their work or be fired, workers said. The workers say ...

Union representatives summoned

Union leaders representing workers on strike at the Tropicana Casino and Resort were served with a summons by the Banteay Meanchey provincial court yesterday after a complaint by the casino’s management. The court summons came around the time Sum Sam Ith, the Tropicana representative, sent ...

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