Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Tuesday heard the case of a former major general with the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces and an accomplice who stand accused of illegal drug trafficking. Chan Rithidy was arrested in August 2012 after police confiscated 5 kg of methamphetamine and pills and 1 kg of crystal methamphetamine from his villa in Meanchey district. His alleged accomplice, Deap Sunlay, was arrested later. “Mr. Rithidy and Mr. Sunlay are charged with illegal drug trafficking,” presiding Judge Kim Dany said. “We have evidence because police found drugs…in the residence of Mr. Rithidy.” At the time of
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