Phnom Penh: Yesterday, the Court of Appeal reopened the Supreme Court's order to verify the drug cases of the two accused. Sentenced to 20 years in prison
Mr. Plang Samnang, President of the Trial Chamber, read the transcript in front of the accused in the courtroom yesterday that the accused in this case There is a 29-year-old Cambodian named Senda Yusa, alias Bo, and a 38-year-old Vietnamese man named Yong Chanhuy Yong. This case is a reversal from the Supreme Court to the Court of Appeal because the Supreme Court does not agree with the decision of the Court of Appeal. Some points.
Mr. Samnang said: "The Supreme Court ordered the Court of Appeal to re-verify because Yong Chan Huong Yong answered the accused Sendayusa and "The fact is that there is no evidence against this name."
Defendant Senda Yusa told the appeals court judge yesterday that he knew Yong Chanhuyong because he bought drugs to smoke. He did not know about the exhibits confiscated by the authorities at Yong Chan Huoyong's house.
"I admit that I used drugs but did not participate in the production of drugs," he said. Let the court release me. ”
Separately, the accused Yong Chanhuyong told the judge that the drug production case, Senda Yusa did not conspire, but when the authorities arrested Senda Yusa Answer to him so he was angry and he blamed Sandayusa.
Pen Sarath, representing the attorney general, concluded that the case was a reversal from the Supreme Court, so he left it to the council to consider the law.
Lawyer Nou Chantha defending the rights of the accused, Senda Yusa, concluded that his client only used drugs and bought under his name. Yong Chanhoo Yong only. In this case, Yong Chanhuyong did not blame his client.
"My client only accepts drug offenses. Let the court release him," he said.
According to the records of the Court of Appeal, on December 4, 2016, at around 3:00 AM, the Russey Keo District Police arrested Sandayusa alias Bophet. A 29-year-old man confiscated two packages of drugs while riding a motorcycle on the road.
After the arrest, Senda Yusa told the police that the two small packages of methamphetamine were bought from Yong Chanhui Yong, so the police followed Yong Chanhuyong, a 38-year-old Vietnamese man, was arrested in Chamroeun Phal 1 village, Sangkat Boeung Tumpun, Khan Meanchey, Phnom Penh. The police found a large number of drugs such as 14 bottles of methanol, some drug ingredients and processing, gram powder. 2 large packages of transparent drugs, a large number of drugs for processing into drugs, 3 large packages of drugs in tablets, substances that Made for some use, K type (for sniffing), pill type (wave), wy type (Yama), combination type Then (some methamphetamine), some powdered drugs, 1 drug scale, some drug smoking equipment and As well as some other drug processing equipment.
The case was sentenced by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court in June 2017 and sentenced to 30 years in prison by Yong Chanhuyong and Senda Yusa. Disagreeing with the verdict, the two defendants appealed to the Court of Appeal, but were sentenced to 30 years in prison. Senda Yusa reduced to 20 years.
Following the trial, Judge Plang Samnang said the verdict would be announced on October 19.