Journalists, publisher face five years prison over cockfighting extortion

Journalists arrested for allegedly extorting an illegal cockfighting ring arrive at the Kandal Provincial Court for questioning, June 22, 2021. CamboJA/ Panha Chhorpoan

They face up to five years prison and their case has been passed to an investigating judge for further questioning, said Choun Sopanha, deputy prosecutor and court spokesman, as journalist advocates called for proper investigations into the case.