The Cambodian court system’s poor oversight proved useful for former clerk Kruoch Borath when he decided to “borrow” a wedge of money from a defendant in a civil case. But when his plan went askew, the lack of documentation related to his financial windfall left him taking the rap for much more than he says he should. Last week, in the visiting area of Prey Sar prison, about 15 km outside of Phnom Penh, Mr. Borath seemed none the worse for wear after his nine months in jail. He appeared well fed and healthy in a freshly laundered,
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