Online Seller Convicted for “Producing Pornography”, Given a Suspended Sentence

An online seller who was deemed too “sexy” by local authorities in February was convicted and handed a six-month suspended sentence by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court, according to a relative.

Ven Rachana, who goes by Thai Srey Neang online, used to sell clothes on Facebook and was arrested by local police was dressing provocatively, after Prime Minister Hun Sen mandated the arrest of all sellers who use “indecent” pictures to sell product online.

Ven Meta, Ven Rachana’s sister, said the online seller was convicted last week on April 24 and handed a six-month sentence, which had been reduced to two months and 15 days. She was unclear when exactly Ven Rachana would be released but said it could be around May 5.

In full: https://www.voacambodia.com/a/online-seller-convicted-for-producing-pornography-given-a-suspended-sentence-/5400505.html

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