Court Admits Prosecution Evidence Despite Objections From The Defense

The council of judges spent all of Wednesday morning to hear arguments on whether the Criminal Procedures Code permitted the prosecution to submit new evidence during the trial, eventually agreeing with the prosecutors’ submission of seven new video clips.

The hearing resumed on Wednesday with Kem Sokha again not saying a single word in court, nor any evidence or arguments presented to prove his innocence or guilt in the treason case.

Entering its eighth week, the council of judges asked all parties to put forth their arguments for or against the prosecution’s ability to introduce new evidence during the trial. During the last hearing on February 27, the court had already spent three hours listening to the same arguments, without issuing a ruling on the matter.

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