Court prosecutors and judicial police held an open meeting at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Thursday to discuss the need for closer cooperation between the two groups in arresting and prosecuting criminals. Appeal Court prosecutor general Ouk Savuth said the meeting was called due to the growing frustration of court prosecutors toward mistakes made by members of the judicial police—a special force of officers that undergo training to implement court orders. “Court prosecutors and judicial police have to cooperate with each other to implement the rule of law, and stop blaming each other” when problems arise, Mr.
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