Dans un contexte préoccupant, les autorités cambodgiennes cherchent des moyens d’accélérer les procédures judiciaires et de liquider les biens saisis aux personnes soupçonnées de trafic de drogues avant qu’elles ne soient condamnées pour aider le gouvernement à financer les actions de lutte contre les drogues en cours. Pour en savoir plus, en anglais, veuillez lire les informations ci-dessous.

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By Phan Soumy

Anti-drug authority officials on Tuesday said they were seeking legal means to speed up court procedures and liquidate the seized assets of suspected drug traffickers before they are convicted to help fund the government’s ongoing efforts to combat drugs.

Heads of the National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD) said facilitating the government’s faster sale of confiscated vehicles and other property from accused traffickers would ensure the state was acquiring the fullest value of the goods.

Kao Khondara, vice chairman of the NACD, requested cooperation between court officials and the government’s six-person confiscation committee, an interministerial body created to manage and distribute confiscated property, during a meeting on Tuesday in Phnom Penh.

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