Five people have been convicted of the bombings of two Phnom Penh hotels last July
which left three dead and 11 wounded. A municipal judge sentenced Rin Savuth and
Koeut Sinoun to life in prison for the attacks on the Hong Kong and Favour hotels
on Monivong Boulevard. Preap Sanloy and Chreik Mao received 20 years. Ban Thavry
was sentenced to two years imprisonment for selling the explosives. They were also
ordered to pay $40,000 compensation to hotel owners and relatives of the victims.