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Heng Pov faces 100 years of jail time

Heng Pov

03 Dec 2010
Everyday.com.kh
Translated from Khmer by Soch

Sao Sokha
In the afternoon of 02 Dec., the
Appeal court decided to uphold the sentence handed down on Heng Pov by
the Phnom Penh municipal court. Heng Pov, the former Phnom Penh city
police commissioner, ordered his subordinates to plan the assassination
of Sao Sokha, the commander of the military police in Cambodia, he also
ordered the killing of Judge Sok Sethamony. Heng Pov was sentenced to
16 years of jail time by the Phnom Penh municipal court for
premeditated murder attempt. These are additional jail time on top of
other sentences handed down to him. Heng Pov’s 5 co-defendants were
sentenced to 15 years of jail time each for the failed murder attempt
against Sao Sokha. In addition to his past sentences, Heng Pov faces
almost 100 years of jail sentence. His co-defendants also face several
decades of jail term.
 
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