Four suspects, including two men and two women, were charged today by Phnom Penh Municipal Court for their involvement in cheating more than $1.1 million from a property businessman in 2017.
Lieutenant General Rath Sreang, commander of Phnom Penh military police, identified the male suspects as Prum Sakhorn, 68; and Roeun Saranny, 32; and the female suspects as Norm Ngeth, 49; and Thou Sopheak, 34.
He said they were land brokers charged with forgery of public documents, use of forged public documents, and fraud, and each face up to five years in prison if convicted.
“The military police are now seeking to arrest six other suspects who have been linked to this case,” he said.
He added the four suspects were arrested by military police on Monday,but declined to speak in detail about the case.
According to the military police report, which was obtained yesterday, the four suspects in 2017 forged public documents and sold six plots of lands for $1,130,000 to a property businessman in Phnom Penh.
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