Nigerian man and wife jailed in Cambodia for drug trafficking

A 34-year-old Nigerian man, Samuel Amechi Okeke and his 26-year-old Vietnamese wife, Ho Thi Nhu Thuy, were sentenced to 25 years imprisonment after a Phnom Penh Municipal Court in Cambodia, found them guilty of trafficking 1.5 kg of heroin from Cambodia to Australia, in July, 2014. The couple was handed down the sentence following their… Read More Nigerian man and wife jailed in Cambodia for drug trafficking

Cambodia opposition lawmaker, Um Sam An arraigned on incitement charges

Opposition lawmaker, Um Sam An was sent to court on Monday afternoon after hours of questioning by anti-terrorism police at the Ministry of Interior. The outspoken lawmaker incurred the wrath of the government with his strident criticism of its Vietnam border policy. After the questioning at the ministry, Sam An said he had been charged… Read More Cambodia opposition lawmaker, Um Sam An arraigned on incitement charges

Cambodian ambassador to South Korea arrested on fraud charges

Cambodia’s ambassador to South Korea has been charged in Cambodia with a string of corruption offences. Mr Suth Dina was questioned yesterday by the Anti-Corruption Unit following a probe into his spending and complaints by Foreign Ministry staff and Cambodian migrant workers. The Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) alleged Suth Dina had amassed $7.2m in cash, $3m… Read More Cambodian ambassador to South Korea arrested on fraud charges