Tycoon appeals weapons charges

Convicted tycoon Thong Sarath yesterday began an appeal of his June conviction for possessing and using illegal weapons.He was arrested in April after allegedly masterminding the assassination of another construction magnate, Ung Meng Cheu, in November last year. ...

Kim Sarom

Tycoon charged with murder

Tycoon Thong Sarath has been charged with premeditated murder and possession of weapons by a court in Phnom Penh after being arrested in a joint operation with Cambodian and Vietnamese police on Thursday over the killing of Shimmex Group owner Ung Meng Cheu. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea

Suspect in tycoon’s murder questioned

Seang Veasna, the suspected gunman in the murder of Ung Meng Cheu allegedly orchestrated by fugitive tycoon Thong Sarath, was questioned again at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday regarding his whereabouts on the night of the November 2014 shooting. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea

Interpol, neighboring countries help arrest the Cambodian fugitive tycoon

Interpol and Cambodia’s neighboring countries have currently searched for fugitive tycoon Thong Sarath, who is believed to be the mastermind behind assassination of tycoon Ung Meng Cheu who was gunned down last month in Phnom Penh, Mak Chito, chief of central justice at Interior Ministry’s ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

Tycoon’s widow says police have ‘asked us nothing’

The wife of slain businessman Eng Meng Cheu, Tang Kim Chheng, has barely been involved in the investigation of her husband’s murder, despite police having charged multiple suspects, she said in an interview yesterday. ...

Taing Vida

Interpol joins hunt for general wanted over tycoon’s murder

Interior Ministry officials said Tuesday that Thong Sarath, a senior military officer wanted for coordinating the murder of a prominent businessman in Phnom Penh last month, has likely fled the country, leading police to call on Interpol to help track him down. Chhay Sinarith, director ...

Mech Dara and Alex Consiglio

Police hunt for more people behind a tycoon’s death

Phnom Penh police are hunting for another four suspects for being behind the assassination of tycoon Ung Meng Cheu who was gunned down on November 22 in Chamkar Morn district. ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

Tycoon's four bodyguards charged with intentional murder

Four bodyguards of the fugitive Thong Sarath were charged with intentional murder and conspiracy in the death of tycoon Ung Meng Cheu who was shot dead last month when he had stepped out of his vehicle. Seang Veasna, Ly Sao, Meas Sambath and Koy Chanthol were ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

Borey 999 investors anxious

The news that tycoon Thong Sarath is wanted for questioning over the murder businessman Ung Meng Cheu, has sent a wave of nervousness through investors who have money tied up with the fugitive property developer. A cabinet deputy chief at the Ministry of Defence, Sarath ...

Sum Manet and Hin Pisei

Tycoon Thong Sarath mastermind in Ung Meng Cheu's killing: Police

Phnom  Penh police arrested Wednesday night the wife, and the parents of tycoon Thong Sarath as well as some people who work in his house for being behind the killing of Ung Meng Cheu who was shot dead in the center of Phnom Penh. ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

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