Shot Phnom Penh 4 Cremated With Little Ceremony

*In a strange end, to a strange tale, local media reporting that four men shot dead by the Royal Gendamarie (GDK)

Im Sovanrith, the 22-year-old ringleader, who it was claimed to be a military officer in BHQ, but Bodyguard Command denied the allegations, claiming that the ID card used was a fake.

Ry Pisey, 30 years old from Prek Rong Village, Sangkat Kampong Samnang, Takhmao City, Kandal Province. His wife told local news that the couple had lost their child just five months ago,

Mov Phanith, 23 years old, a car mechanic, living in a rented house behind Wat Takhmao, Takhmao City, Kandal Province, originally from Rokar Koh commune, Kang Pisey district, Kampong Speu province.

Ron Phearun, 21 years old, from Prek Samrong village, Sangkat Takhmao, Takhmao city.

According to the forensic investigation, the suspected ringleader, Im Sonnarith, was hit by 2 bullets, 1 bullet in the forehead and another just below the left knee, piercing the top of the knee. 

Ry Pisey’s name was hit 9 times (with entry/exit wounds in 17 places). Ron Phearun, also shot 9 time (18 entry/exit wounds) and Mov Phanith, was hit by 5 bullets. (11 entry/exit wounds).

At 4:30 pm on March 2, the body of Im Sovanrith was cremated after the abbot of Wat Teuk Thla decided to make the decision, as the body smelled bad and no relatives came to receive it for the traditional ceremony.

The others have all been cremated in low-key ceremonies. SOURCE: Local News including KOHSANTEPHEAP, KBN, MCPN

*CNE did not independently write this article, it was a translation from the given source. For any queries- please contact [email protected]

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