Lawyer seeks bail for Kong Mas, the former CNRP activist from Svay Rieng

Publication date 21 January 2019 | 08:54 | ICT

The defence lawyer for Kong Mas, the former CNRP activist from Svay Rieng province who was arrested on Wednesday, said he will submit a request to the court in the middle of this week to allow his client to be released on bail.

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