Phnom Penh (FN), Sept. 23 – Justice Ministry spokesperson Kim Santepheap told Fresh News on 23 September that prosecutors and authorities at all levels have the duty to destroy the attempted coup of Sam Rainsy and accomplices.

Santepheap explained that Sam Rainsy’s subsequent actions and evidence have clearly shown his plans to overthrow the current monarchy and the legitimate government.

He said, “The above acts [attempted coups] are serious violations of the Constitution and other laws of Cambodia, which are subject to life sentence.”

“All competent institutions, including the prosecution are obliged to destroy the plans and organizations that support this illegal activity."