Phnom Penh (FN), November 9 - Ky Rithy, Investigating Judge of the Phnom Penh Municipal Court will continue on Kem Sokha’s case on November 24, 2017 while Kem Sokha is currently still in prison at Tbong Khmum Province.

Recently, the Phnom Penh Municipal Court of Appeals and Supreme Court have decided to deny defense claimed by Kem Sokha’s lawyers by stating that Kem Sokha’s custody is legal in accordance with the law.

Ky Rithy issued a pre-trial detention order on September 6 with the charge of "treason" under Article 443 of Criminal Law, facing a sentence of 15 years to 30 years imprisonment.