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Court questions district police chief, student in rape case

The Kompong Chhnang Provincial Court on Tuesday questioned a district police chief over allegations that he raped a high school student in his office last month but did not charge the official, who has been suspended pending investigations by the court and National Police. ...

Huot Chanpav
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/court-questions-district-police-chief-student-in-rape-case-91557/

Kompong Chhnang court investigates police chief over rape claims

The Kompong Chhnang Provincial Court has opened an investigation into the alleged rape of a high-school student by a district police chief and summoned the 19-year-old to appear for questioning over the case, officials said Sunday. ...

Huot Chanpav
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/kompong-chhnang-court-investigates-police-chief-over-rape-claims-90427/

K Chhnang villagers protest arrests for 3rd day

Villagers caught in a land dispute with a minister’s wife gathered outside Kompong Chhnang Provincial Court for a third consecutive day on Thursday, demanding the release of two men jailed over a clash with workers from the well-connected agriculture firm KDC. ...

Aun Pheap
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/k-chhnang-villagers-protest-arrests-for-3rd-day-66010/

Villagers protest arrests over land dispute

About 90 villagers continued to demonstrate outside the Kompong Chhnang provincial court Wednesday, calling for the release of two men from prison and protesting the summoning of another eight over clashes last month with workers from the powerful KDC company. The rally came after about 200 ...

Aun Pheap
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/villagers-protest-arrests-over-land-dispute-65916/

Villagers take KDC protest to court

About 200 villagers and monks marched to the Kompong Chhnang Provincial Court on Tuesday to call for the release from jail of two villagers and protest the summoning of eight more to appear before the provincial court. The villagers are embroiled in a long-running land dispute ...

Aun Pheap
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/villagers-take-kdc-protest-to-court-65806/

Villagers summoned to court over KDC clashes

Kompong Chhnang Provincial Court has summoned eight villagers locked in a land dispute with a powerful development company for questioning next week over allegations of aggravated violence and the destruction of property during a series of clashes with workers at the site last month. ...

Kuch Naren
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/villagers-summoned-to-court-over-kdc-clashes-65575/

Two accused over suspected fake shower lotion

Two Vietnamese men appeared in Kompong Chhnang Provincial Court on Monday for allegedly selling bottles of fake shower lotion. Nguyen Yang Nhik, 24, and Lam Thai Chou, 36, were arrested with 31 boxes of fake shower lotion at the Kompong Tralach district market on Saturday, police ...

Hay Pisey
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/two-accused-over-suspected-fake-shower-lotion-60324/

Courts Resurrect Land Disputes After Election

The Kompong Chhnang Provincial Court has summoned for questioning three villagers accused of torching in May a shed on disputed land granted to the wife of Mines and Energy Minister Suy Sem. The case is another example of courts resurrecting longstanding land disputes that had gone ...

Kuch Naren
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/courts-resurrect-land-disputes-after-election-49671/

Villagers in Land Row Complain of Death Threat

Four representatives of villagers locked in a land dispute with the well-connected KDC company have filed a complaint with the Kompong Chhnang Provincial Court after they received death threats. “The anonymous letter was a threat against our lives,” said Reach Seima, one of the representatives, adding ...

Kuch Naren
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/villagers-in-land-row-complain-of-death-threat-44714/

Villagers in Land Disputes With Firm Don't Show for Questioning

Villagers accused of incitement in a long-running land dispute with a company owned by the wife of a government minister did not show up for scheduled questioning yesterday at the Kompong Chhnang Provincial Court, officials said. On September 17, KDC Development company, owned by Chea Kheng, the wife of Minister of Industry, ...

Land Grab Claims Matched by Slander and Incitement Case

The Kompong Chhnang Provincial Court questioned four villagers among 12 summoned for questioning over a land dispute in Samakki Meanchey district, which has pitted some 80 local families against the owner of a private company they accuse of taking their land. While the dispute stems from alleged land grabbing, ...

Court Rejects Joint Complaint Against Minister’s Wife, Again

The Kompong Chhnang Provincial Court yesterday once again declined to receive a joint complaint from villagers in Kompong Tralach district embroiled in a land dispute with the wife of Industry Minister Suy Sem. Chhuon Siven, provincial clerk director, said that the court could not take the ...

First Trial Involving Minister’s Wife Commences

The first trial in a long-running land dispute with the wife of Industry, Mines and Energy Minister Suy Sem will start today at the Kompong Chhnang Provincial Court, a human rights worker and court officer said yesterday. Court prosecutor Penh Vibol confirmed that the court would ...

K Chhnang court suspends 15 from M&V Factory

Kompong Chhnang Provincial Court on Tuesday gave permission to M&V International Manufacturing garment factory to suspend two Free Trade Union representatives and 13 other workers after they allegedly instigated an illegal protest earlier this month, a court official said Wednesday. Penh Vibol, provincial chief prosecutor, said ...

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