THE families of four men working for local developer Pheapimex filed a complaint to Pursat provincial court yesterday claiming that their sons had been beaten and harassed by a supervisor. The men were arrested on Saturday for allegedly destroying company property during a protest. “[The supervisor] tied up my son’s hands, hit him, and electrocuted him with an electric baton,” Kan Pheng, the father of one of the workers, claimed. Provincial court prosecutor Pang Chanyutheara could not be reached for comment yesterday.
Families file complaint
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