Chan Chen, a lawyer for Kem Sokha, who is currently on bail awaiting trial for treason, told local media on Sunday that his client’s legal team will request that the Phnom Penh Municipal Court investigating judge close his case as no progress has been made.
Another lawyer for the president of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) also insisted that the charge be dropped “for social justice and legal protection”.
“We plan to request that the investigation is closed soon because the judge’s investigation has lasted for longer than a year. Witnesses have been questioned throughout the procedure,” Chen said.
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