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Fake liquor makers charged

A French-Cambodian national and his three Cambodian co-workers were charged at Phnom Penh Municipal court today for producing and distributing counterfeit alcohol, said Ky Punnara, Phnom Penh Municipal court prosecutor yesterday.

“We detained them for breaking the Copyright law, according to which they will face a prison sentence between one and five years,” said Long Sreng, chief of Cambodia’s economic police yesterday.

Cambodian police seized more than 200 bottles of fake whiskey and  French wine.

They also confiscated 2,000 liters of methanol in Russey keo district’s Chroy Changva commune on Friday after being tipped off by French officials.



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