The case of a Battambang provincial government official ac*cused of embezzling some $200,000 in state funds has been referred to the Anti-Corruption Unit in Phnom Penh, provincial officials said Thursday. Battambang Provincial Court deputy prosecutor Long Hokmeng said a two-week investigation into the case brought against Seng Ratanak, deputy bureau chief of Battambang’s department of agriculture, had turned up signs of corruption. “The investigating judge sent the case back to me with the details that there is corruption involved so on Monday I sent it to the Anti-Cor*ruption Unit,” Mr. Hokmeng said. After being arrested on September 2,
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