25 Years For Drug Kingpin
Phnom Penh: Ly Sokha, President of the Trial Chamber of the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on the morning of October 17, 2019, announced that a drug dealer was sentenced to 25 years in prison and a fine of 60 million Riels.
The defendant, Meng Ratana, a 42-year-old male, was charged and convicted of drug trafficking under Article 40 of the Law on Drug Control.
The police force of the Ministry of Interior arrested Meng Ratana, known as Kai, in the afternoon of July 1, 2018, near the Chinese Embassy, Sangkat Toul Tompong II, Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh.
At the time of the arrest, authorities seized methamphetamine (ICE) weighing 15,812.69 grams (nearly 16 kg) and heroin weighing 701.74 grams. SWIFT NEWS