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Illegals face to court

Illegals face to court

In the first case of its kind, 222 illegal Chinese immigrants arrested last month

in Phnom Penh's Toul Kork district will be tried in Phnom Penh municipal court for

illegal entry into the Kingdom. The trial will take place on Sep 20.

Monday's mass trial will mark the first time that illegal Chinese immigrants have

faced Cambodian justice. The Chinese illegals face imprisonment for up to five months,

after which they will deported back to China.

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