Phnom Penh (FN), Dec. 25 – Chan Chen, lawyer of former opposition leader Kem Sokha, confirmed on Wednesday that Kem Sokha will attend the treason trial on 15 January 2020.

“My client follows the court’s procedures so he will attend the hearing,” Lawyer Chen told Fresh News.

Phnom Penh Municipal Court issued a press release to send Kem Sokha to trial at 8:30 a.m on 15 January 2020, to be held in room 1.

The court has closed investigation on the alleged treason case of Kem Sokha on 15 November 2019.

Kem Sokha, president of the court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), has been accused of conspiring with foreigners to topple the legitimate Royal Government of Cambodia.