The detention of four staffers of rights group Adhoc and an election official, who already have been jailed for nearly a year without trial, will again be extended, Phnom Penh Municipal Court spokesman Y Rin said*this morning.
Investigating Judge Theam Chan Piseth told Mr. Rin yesterday that the five prisoners would be detained for an extended period *“to fulfill the process of additional questioning,” Mr. Rin said.
Yi Soksan, a deputy head of monitoring for rights group Adhoc, leaves the Phnom Penh Municipal Court in October. (Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily)
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