Kampong Chhnang

Long-Time Land Activists Questioned for Attempted Murder

Four land activists in a long-running dispute with the Energy Minister’s wife say they were questioned by prosecutors at the Kampong Chhnang Provincial Court for attempted murder after trying to prevent illegal fishing in the area.

Kampong Chhnang provincial military police investigate Akchalnak Trop LOD after four leasing company officers attempted to repossess a motorbike, in a photo posted to the provincial military police Facebook page on September 30, 2020.

Men Arrested for Repossession Attempt Without Court Approval

Kampong Chhnang province’s military police commander said companies must first go through the courts before confiscating any debtors’ possessions, after authorities arrested four leasing company officers for breaking a lock as they tried to take away a motorbike with overdue payments.