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ID cards in kandal thought to be fake

A commission of experts will check nearly 50 new Cambodian national ID cards today amid suspicions the card holders do not hold Cambodian nationality after irregularities were found during voter registration in Kandal province earlier this month. Provincial police chief Eav Chamroeun said yesterday afternoon that ...

May Titthara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/29770/id-cards-in-kandal-thought-to-be-fake/

Nine entry points into city cut off ahead of Kem Sokha’s hearing

At least nine police checkpoints on the major entry points into Phnom Penh have been set up ahead of today’s trial of acting CNRP president Kem Sokha, with the opposition claiming supporters were being hindered from attending a party rally. ...

Mech Dara, Ananth Baliga and Meas Sokchea
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nine-entry-points-city-cut-ahead-kem-sokhas-hearing

Security upped following robberies

Police and military police officials across the country on Wednesday said they had tightened security at shops and markets, a day after Interior Minister Sar Kheng threatened to demote provincial police chiefs who failed to make arrests following a wave of violent armed robberies. ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/security-upped-following-robberies-103252/

Journo in court: Cameraman now facing gun charges

A Cameraman for the Ministry of Information’s TVK news channel was charged by the Kandal Provincial Court yesterday with possessing an illegal firearm, among other allegations, police said. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/journo-court-cameraman-now-facing-gun-charges

‘Fake’ Buddha must be monitored, Hun Sen says

Prime Minister Hun Sen has waded into the case of a man claiming to be a reincarnation of Buddha, ordering Cults and Religion Minister Min Khin to keep a close eye on the situation. Authorities say that Thean Vuthy, who dresses in white robes and sits ...

Khy Sovuthy
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/fake-buddha-must-be-monitored-hun-sen-says-65693/

Buddha relic at palace: gov’t

A golden urn police maintain was the one stolen from Oudong mountain in December – sparking a furore and police investigation – was taken to the Royal Palace on Friday, police have said. Deputy Prime Minister Kong Sam Ol on Friday transported the relics – said ...

Chhay Channyda
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/buddha-relic-palace-gov%E2%80%99t

More Oudong questioning

Kandal provincial court will this week summons five suspects held in detention since December 10 last year for a fresh round of questioning over relics stolen from Oudong Mountain last month, even as police said the investigation is now “quiet”. Judge Lim Sokuntha said yesterday that ...

Chhay Channyda
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/more-oudong-questioning

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