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In Brief: Kampot acid attack trail opens

In Brief: Kampot acid attack trail opens

A Kampot man will go on

trial in Kampot provincial court this morning, charged with the killing

of Thom Saroeun, 46, and her 3-year-old granddaughter, Thai Srey Thim,

in an acid attack in January 2008. Mon Ton, 27, was arrested on January

9 this year for the two killings, which took place in Angkor Chey

district's Dambaeuk Khpuos commune. Mom Ton's mother, the wife of a

village chief, and another relative are also wanted in connection with

the case, but both remain on the run.

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