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Prosecutor complains over midwife case

Prosecutor complains over midwife case

The deputy prosecutor of the Battambang Court filed a complaint against investigating judge Ky Rithy yesterday, after he freed a 45-year old midwife who was charged last week with the unintentional murder of a 21-year-old woman after a botched abortion. Long Hok Meng, argued that Min Sa Em, a midwife at the Tuol Ta Ek District Health Centre, should face harsher punishment. He added that the decision to free her was “improper and illegal”.

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