Phnom Penh (FN), June 3 – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen asked convict Sam Rainsy, exiled former opposition leader, to swear on his life and the lives of his family and colleagues for accusing Hun Sen of murdering former police chief, speaking Monday at the Royal University of Phnom Penh graduation ceremony at Koh Pich.
Rainsy wrote on Facebook on 2 June that Hun Sen was behind Hok Lundy's death, saying Hun Sen murdered the former police chief by implanting the bomb in the helicopter.
Rainsy also accused Dy Vichea, the eldest son of Hok Lundy and in-law of Prime Minister Hun Sen, of plotting a revenge against the Premier by cooperating with Minister of Interior Sar Kheng.
In response to the accusations, Prime Minster, on 3 June, asked Rainsy to swear. Political commentators stated that Sam Rainsy should agree to swear on his accusations, otherwise, he would be allegedly charged of “incitement”.