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Conviction against ‘Grandma Crocodile’ upheld

The Court of Appeal on Tuesday upheld a 2012 conviction of encroaching on public land, but significantly reduced the sentence, against businesswoman Chhin Sokountheary for illegally filling in part of a Phnom Penh lake. Ms. Sokountheary—also known as Grandma Crocodile for the crocodile farm she owns—was ...

Eang Mengleng
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/conviction-against-grandma-crocodile-upheld-57088/

Court asked to cancel warrant for 'Crocodile Grandma'

Defence lawyers representing well-known businesswoman Chhin Sokountheary, also known as the “Crocodile Grandma”, requested the Court of Appeal to consider voiding the tycoon’s warrant for arrest yesterday. Sokountheary was convicted for encroaching on public land and sentenced in absentia to four years and six months in ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea and Amelia Woodside
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/court-asked-cancel-warrant-crocodile-grandma

Thumbprint dubious: court

The legitimacy of a lawsuit filed by prominent businesswoman Chhin Sokountheary, also known as “Crocodile Grandmother”, accusing Phnom Penh Governor Kep Chuktema of abusing his power by stealing some 34 hectares of privately owned land is being called into question by the Phnom Penh Municipal ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013032564664/National/thumbprint-dubious-court.html

‘Crocodile’ gran to file $100 million lawsuit

Prominent businesswoman Chhin Sokountheary yesterday announced her intention to sue Phnom Penh Governor Kep Chuktema for falsifying documents saying she illegally occupied state land in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district in a bid to steal the land and develop a sports stadium on it. Sokountheary, 57 ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013031861997/National/crocodile-gran-to-file-100-million-lawsuit.html

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