Two soldiers have been charged by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court with the
February 18 murder of senior Funcinpec advisor Om Radsady. Investigating judge
Ya Sokhan said the court's investigation into the killing was
Mom Sophann, also known as Ea Naren, was charged on March 14.
Ruos Sophann was charged on March 17. Both men were in commando unit 911. Mom
Sophann's brother, who was also arrested, was freed after police found no
evidence against him.
Sokhan said the investigation into the crime, which
carries a prison term of 20 years, would take at least six months. A trial could
take place if the investigation finished before that.
apparently confessed to the killing after ballistic tests indicated that his
pistol was the one used. Other evidence is a Honda AX-1 motorcycle, apparently
the getaway vehicle, and a mobile phone.
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