Banteay Meanchey governor, five others sued for manslaughter, torture

Three of five land dispute victims, representing 150 families in Banteay Meanchey province’s Slakram commune, on Tuesday sued provincial governor Um Reatrey and five others for manslaughter, and the use of intentional violence against them while they were detained for protesting outside the provincial hall last year.

The complaint was filed after Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday ordered the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces deputy commander-in-chief Sao Sokha to open an investigation into the alleged death from torture of one of the five detained in a land dispute from December 28-31.

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